5 patient evaluations for Duloxetine taken for the purpose of 'pain' with a perceived effectiveness rating of None

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Jun 3, 2020 (Started Mar 31, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I changed doctors and had hip replacement surgery on my worst hip and then the other hip. NO MORE PAIN. It seems that due to lifelong taking cortisone pills and slathering cortisone cremes for severe allergies/eczema/asthma my body's cartilage was affected. So even tho I have some pain in most of my joints-I know why.

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 19, 2009 (Started Jun 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (vivid nightmares)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: At first i didnt notice any side effects and seemed as if it would be alright but after about 4 weeks i started to experience unpleasant side effects ,which i did continue to use for about 6mnths and then decided i could no longer tolerate it,and i might have continued if it was helping me alot or the positives outweight the negatives.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: vivid nightmares

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 26, 2009 (Started Jun 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight loss, hot flashes, sweating increased, bizarre dreams)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Side effects: bizarre dreams, sweating increased, weight loss, hot flashes

Jun 28, 2009 (Started Jun 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (hot flashes, sweating increased, bizarre dreams)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Side effects: bizarre dreams, sweating increased, weight loss, hot flashes

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 22, 2006 (Started Jun 22, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Cymbalta did not agree with me at all. I had severe nausea and stomach pain the entire time I was on it. It was not for me.
Side effects: nausea, stomach pain

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2001 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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