1. B

    Weaning off opiate

    After being diagnosed with fibromyalgia years ago, my neurologist has put me on a variety of medication and up until now, none seems to really work. I am currently on opiate and feel it is also not effective. Am fed up with the side effects and withdrawal symptoms of lexapro and opiate, I plan...
  2. K

    Hi from MO

    Hi there. I'm Kalli, 28 from Missouri. I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Syndrome at the age of 26. It's been thought I've had it all my life. The 27th of this month I had serotonin syndrome that sent me to the hospital. My doctor is weaning me off of Cymbalta to put me on Savella...
  3. B

    Savella and SNRI side effects/withdrawal symptoms

    Hi everyone, For those of you with experience with savella and Effexor, I'm hoping you can provide some insight. I was on Effexor for about 8 weeks. It took me about 2 weeks to get past the nausea, but I had headaches every day I was on the drug. It wasn't terrible, but enough to make me...
  4. R

    med transitions

    I started having unexplainable pain a few years ago amidst a heavily physically and mentally stressful ordeal, plenty of older family members with arthritis but i was only 30! Id also developed some concurrent conditions and finally decided to seek help when my insurance improved. After...
  5. M

    gabapentin and weight gain

    Hi - I've been on gabapentin now for a few months - 900-1200 mg /day as well as Cymbalta - 60 mg per day and have gained 10 lbs. This is a lot for me. I am short and have always watched my weight. I eat well and exercise regularly. My doctor suggested weaning off the gabapentin and...