2 patient evaluations for Milnacipran taken for the purpose of 'pain' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Major

13 members have decided to share their profiles only with other members of PatientsLikeMe.

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2010 (Started Sep 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth

  • 0 helpful marks
Last updated:
Showing 2 of 2 patient evaluations for Milnacipran