37 patient evaluations for Duloxetine taken for the purpose of 'Fibromyalgia' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Slight

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scorpio1975
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scorpio1975
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:F40y
FM:27y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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May 9, 2016 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 180 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 13, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 180 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: 240 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Have a high drug tolerancy.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
missgriffith85
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missgriffith85
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: None
Stiffness: Little
function: All
external_stress: Little
Stickman: little
Description:F31y
FM:6y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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
jonesgang
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I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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
Candice_B
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Candice_B
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F65y
FM:23y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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
sparkifox
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sparkifox
Gender: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Depression: 4
Mania: 1
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 4
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Severe
30 F
Function: Low
Distress: High
I am: n
I have:
PTSD

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Nov 11, 2014 (Started Jun 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Do not quit cold turkey because there are some very serious side effects. Do your research first

  • 0 helpful marks
lhendrix0829
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lhendrix0829
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 47
Condition: Hypertension 15 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
Hypertension

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Apr 5, 2014 (Started Jun 25, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Severe (Nightmares, Heart palpitations, Dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

Jul 1, 2013 (Started Jun 25, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Severe (Nightmares, Heart palpitations, Dizziness)
  • 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 (Nightmares, Heart palpitations, Dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
MintyPanda
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I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 15, 2013 (Started Feb 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Social Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
Cherizac
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Cherizac
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F55y
FM:5y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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
cenedratm
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cenedratm
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:F23y
FM:?y
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Nov 29, 2012 (Started Oct 22, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • side effects
    Severe (Nausea, Hallucinations, Hot and cold flashes)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The startup was a little rough but it has helped the mental side of it all for me. I only cried for 20 minutes after my first attack then got right back to work. Over time I'm thinking it might not always be this way but it was nice when it worked.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
cheerio11582
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I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Aug 16, 2012 (Started May 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Social Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it was difficult for me to access whether medicine was working or not, due to the rest of the medicines i have been switched on and off

  • 0 helpful marks
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