savella

  1. Sagey

    There is Hope

    Hey guys Haven’t been here in awhile.Im glad to say, I’ve been feeling better,and Im afraid to even whisper that lol. I slowly noticed my metabolism of the past has been slowly coming back.At first I thought I was imagining it, but it started increasing.I started to have more energy,which has...
  2. N

    Musings on Fibro - Mindset, Bodyset ?

    I have been watching a lot of uTube on fibro. Interesting stuff. I mean, hey, I feel like crap so I'm sitting around right ? I mostly watch stuff presented by doctors, medical specialists. There are some theories that our biggest problem is serotonin reception and/or dopamine receptors. I don't...
  3. P

    Is anyone familiar with the drug Savella and has it helped them?

    Hello, my name is Sylvie I have been on Lyrica, Cymbalta and now wondering about Savella? What are the side effects, does one put weight on using that medication? Also does one know of any analsegic pain gel or cream that soothes fibromyalgia?
  4. C

    Newly-diagnosed & trying to adjust...

    Hi everyone, I was just diagnosed on 6/16/17 after having symptoms for at least several years. While it was good to finally find out what is wrong, it's also turned my life upside down a bit. I had been "dealing" with my health issues by using all of my energy to get to work during the week...
  5. J

    Weaning down from Cymbalta then on Savella

    Good morning. I've been on Cymbalta for 7-8 years for my fibro & chronic depression. My neurologist wants me to try Savella as some fibro symptoms have become less manageable (leg pain primarily). I'm on 120 mg of Cymbalta & have been for years. He had me taper to 60 mg for 14 days then I'll...
  6. P

    Start medication before diagnosis?

    Hi, New here. I suspect I likely have Fibro, and my pain has gone from occasional to more or less constant (mostly in my arms and legs). I saw my GP last week, who also agreed it could be fibro, and did offer to start me on drugs right away for the pain. I can't remember if she said Cymbala or...
  7. Sagey

    Just Started Savella

    I just started Savella Three days ago And I'm kinda surprised that I allready have some extra energy. Ive been nauseous and a little shaky but it's something I've been thru before with the other meds. Ive been totally exhausted and weak, and with just the start of the titrated pack,:smile: I...
  8. P

    Confused and depressed going without medication

    I've had fibromyalgia for 20 years. I've been on many different anti depressants and pain meds since then. About 4 mos ago I decided to get off Paxil and Savella because of the side effects. I went to a natural dr to get relief of pain and depression/anxiety thru food. He put me on a diet...
  9. C

    How long does it take for Lyrica to take effect for fibromyalgia pain?

    I have been on it for 8 months now. Started at 50mg/day and now take 450mg/day (150mg/am, 300mg/pm). My sleep is finally getting better, but I still wake up in pain and it continues to get worse throughout the day. It's only been about one and a half months at the 450mg dose. I'm getting some...
  10. R

    Medical cannabis to treat fibromyalgia

    Most fibromyalgia patients have reported only poor performance in pain alleviation in the three common drugs prescribed to cure FM- Cymbalta, Lyrica and Savella. What with the side effects reported from treatment with such drugs which are recommended by the FDA. A study conducted by the Pain...
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