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Condition: Disorder characterized by Stiff, Tender & Painful Muscles
6/5/2009 8:21:04 AM

Reviewer: Gentalhugs58, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have only been taking this for 7 days so Im not sure of the answers yet of the effectiveness. I have experienced increased nausea, headaches, and extreme disorientation, altho, I think it's too early to say if it's gonna work. I also, have had increased insomnia. I have a sample pack that will get me up to 100mg a day@ a prescription Doc wrote, pharmacy wasnt sure if they will carry t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Disorder characterized by Stiff, Tender & Painful Muscles
6/3/2009 10:09:44 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on this drug for almost 3 weeks. While I have had decreased pain, it has made me very sick. I have constant nauseau. I have lost 12 pounds due to being unable to eat. I have dizziness and the cold chills are horrible. I have agreed to try this for 2 more weeks and if things don't subside, I am getting back off. This has been an awful experience.

Condition: Disorder characterized by Stiff, Tender & Painful Muscles
6/1/2009 2:06:40 PM

Reviewer: Shali, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been in pain for more than 2 years and nothing has even began to ease the pain. I tool Savella and the pain did subside, however, I couldnt stop vomitting, and was unable to control my bladder. I had to take off work for an entire week, and all I did was sleep, vomit and use the bathroom. It made me lose my appetite too. I like the fact that is stop the pain in my legs, but I couldnt functi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Disorder characterized by Stiff, Tender & Painful Muscles
5/31/2009 10:55:39 AM

Reviewer: Robin, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am a 47 yr old female and I have fibromyalgia. I am pain free for the first time in three years. I love Savella.

Condition: Disorder characterized by Stiff, Tender & Painful Muscles
5/29/2009 8:26:47 PM

Reviewer: sudie, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have just begun this treatment and I am intrested in more information on this new drug. I have had alot of pain because of the low dosage due to having to build up to full strength. Also, sick stomach but I knew about this side effect. As long as I don't snack in between meals it is not so bad, except first thing when I get up. I also have headaches again, another side effect,I am hoping ... Show Full Comment

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