24 patient evaluations for Milnacipran with a cost of < $25

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Jul 28, 2012 (Started Jul 28, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (hot flashes, excessive sweating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am currently lowering my dosage to discontinue this treatment i take 50 mg a day atm
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jul 27, 2012 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (atrial fibrillation, tachycardia (fast heart rate), heart stopped, heart palpitations)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: Although Savella almost killed me... It did work 99% of my symptoms were gone. I felt like I had a new lease on life. On day 11 I felt weird like my heart was pounding for no reason non-stop
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jul 17, 2012 (Started Mar 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 23, 2011 (Started Mar 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Jan 31, 2012 (Started Dec 30, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (violent thoughts, psychotic symptoms (anxiety depression fear), mood swings)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Didn't see any positive effects, made me feel crazy. I'm normally a very calm, laid back person and it made me feel so violent I try to choke out my Fiance. It was truly like an out of body experience and I called the on call Dr immediately. I was Rx for severe nerve pain for Fibromyalgia. I don't have a history of any form of psychosis, but truly felt like I was not myself. Looking at other people's dosages it looks as though I was given an extremely high dosage right off the bat. However, I'm petrified to ever try it again even at a reasonable dose. Please be careful and question Dr's when they Rx new meds and the dosage sounds too high. Make them titrate the dosage up and the side effects will be less of a shock to your system and will be able to better evaluate the effectiveness of the medication.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jan 16, 2012 (Started Jul 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This Medication did wonder;s in the begining of the treatment, however over time the medication stopped working, and when I stopped I had run out of medication, before it had came in to the clinic, and I couldn't tell any difference in not taking it been off for nearlyy 6 weeks, and still no difference's at all.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Aug 1, 2011 (Started Jul 13, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (nausea, diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Be careful of stomach upset, such as nauseousness and diarrhea. If it continues, talk with your doctor. I let mine go on for 3 weeks, and I became very, very ill. I thought the symptoms would get better with time. Also, be careful of any drug interactions with this drug.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nausea, diarrhea

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Jan 24, 2011 (Started Aug 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (brain fog, difficulty with orgasm, dizziness with nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: the store does not carry it sometimes and its difficult to go back to pick it up when I could get it it gave me a bad migraine and vomited
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dizziness with nausea, difficulty with orgasm, brain fog

Oct 25, 2010 (Started Aug 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (brain fog, difficulty with orgasm, dizziness with nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dizziness with nausea, difficulty with orgasm, brain fog

Sep 22, 2010 (Started Aug 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (brain fog, dizziness with nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dizziness with nausea, difficulty with orgasm, brain fog

Sep 8, 2010 (Started Aug 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (brain fog, dizziness with nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dizziness with nausea, difficulty with orgasm, brain fog

Aug 24, 2010 (Started Aug 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (brain fog, dizziness with nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Side effects: dizziness with nausea, difficulty with orgasm, brain fog

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Oct 1, 2010 (Started May 24, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for whole body joint ache)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: more pain, and fatigue
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: headaches, headaches

Jul 12, 2010 (Started May 24, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for whole body joint ache)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It's help my depression....slightly
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: headaches, headaches

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 9, 2010 (Started Jul 22, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (dizziness upon moving, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dizziness upon moving, nausea

Aug 2, 2010 (Started Jul 22, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dizziness upon moving, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Makes me dizzy
Side effects: dizziness upon moving, nausea

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May 15, 2010 (Started Jun 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: Some people I have talked to had too many altering side effects so take lowest dosage as possible and go from there and definatly do not drive.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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