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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Savella Oral.

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Condition: Disorder characterized by Stiff, Tender & Painful Muscles
7/9/2009 3:18:05 PM

Reviewer: henry5692@sbcglobal.net, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I've had fibro for 20 years & have taken a good amount of pain medicine. However, I've only been on savella for 9 days. I'm not exactly sure as what it is suppose to do. As of now it's doing nothing....

Condition: Disorder characterized by Stiff, Tender & Painful Muscles
7/9/2009 12:30:23 AM

Reviewer: savella, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have only been on this med. for 2 weeks,It's hard to tell if it is working as I have chronic lower back pain.was taking wellbutrin 300mg.befor this.My pain is so intense all the time it's hard to know if anything helps.am having a nerve block in a few weeks ,hope that will help.then i may know better if this med. is going to work for my fibro.

Condition: Disorder characterized by Stiff, Tender & Painful Muscles
7/8/2009 8:15:57 PM

Reviewer: barbie, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i really like this medicine. i am ver sensitive to other medication and i have not had any problems with this. also it has helped alot with the burning, aching deep pain in my leggs.

Condition: Disorder characterized by Stiff, Tender & Painful Muscles
7/8/2009 1:40:09 PM

Reviewer: caseyburl, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I just finished my 30 day sample pack of Savella working my way up to 50mg/tab. I've had no noticable side effects & this is the first medication in 10yrs. that has helped me for FM. It has eased my pain, out of 100% feeling the best I've felt 80% better overall. I recommend this drug over any other FM drugs.

Condition: Disorder characterized by Stiff, Tender & Painful Muscles
7/5/2009 9:51:25 PM

Reviewer: jeluck, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been taking 1 month but I have had to decrease dosage from 50mg 2x day to 25mg 2x day. Blood pressure way up. Today 154/101. Swelling, dizziness and mild headaches are side effects I do not like and want to continue to have. The cons outweigh the pros. Cymbalta did not take away the pain but I did not have these side effects. My Dr. willing to decrease dosage and stay on pill. I am no ... Show Full Comment

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