2 patient evaluations for Duloxetine taken for the purpose of 'pain' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Can’t tell

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Jun 13, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I want to get off of this med. I have been on 2 pills a day -as prescribed by a wit-less primary care doctor i have since left. As a person with short term memory issues I have experienced a sensational crying jag when I have either forgot to take the pill or -forgot to refill the prescription. I do not want to be dependant on this any more.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jul 15, 2009 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: FIND THE LOWEST DOSAGE THAT IS RIGHT FOR YOU AND CHECK INTERNET TO SEE WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING ABT THE ANTI DEPRESSANT. I HAVE TRIED MANY MANY KINDS. THIS HAS HELPED ME = BUT IT SEEMS TO MASK MY FEELINGS/EMOTIONS TOO WELL.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 1, 2010 (Started Feb 23, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: the benefit is no weight gain and blood sugar control. stopped because taking similar drug. over medicated
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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