39 patient evaluations for Duloxetine taken for the purpose of 'fibromyalgia' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Slight

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Mar 31, 2020 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: This medication caused weight gain for me. The more weight, the worse My joints felt.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 20, 2016 (Started May 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Severe (muscle and joint pain, muscle fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 180 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: This medication is habit forming and it’s withdrawal effects took nearly SEVEN MONTHS to wear off! Be careful when you are prescribed this medication..
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 9, 2016 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 90 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 13, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 18, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Have a high drug tolerancy.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 24, 2016 (Started Sep 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 5, 2015 (Started Sep 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 10, 2014 (Started Sep 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2016 (Started Apr 06, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth, indigestion)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 31, 2016 (Started Apr 06, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth, indigestion)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily

May 15, 2013 (Started Apr 06, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dry mouth, indigestion)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I took this for Fibromyalgia and it is an SSRI so it lifts you mood a bit after you take it for an extended period of time.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Feb 6, 2013 (Started Apr 06, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth, indigestion)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

Dec 11, 2012 (Started Apr 06, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth, indigestion)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

Nov 30, 2012 (Started Apr 06, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth, indigestion)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It helps with Anxiety.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Aug 29, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (fluid retention weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 11, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (muscle soreness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Every 3 months
Advice & Tips: I take the medicine prescribed at bedtime as it also helps me sleep.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 5, 2014 (Started Jun 25, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (heart palpitations, dizziness, nightmares)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

Jul 1, 2013 (Started Jun 25, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (heart palpitations, dizziness, nightmares)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

Jul 25, 2012 (Started Jun 25, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (heart palpitations, dizziness, nightmares)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 15, 2013 (Started Feb 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for social anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 15, 2012 (Started May 03, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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