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Condition: Disorder characterized by Stiff, Tender & Painful Muscles
8/12/2009 6:26:42 PM

Reviewer: Joy4x4, 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:
DIAGNOSED 6 YRS AGO WITH FIBRO & WHAT HELL & SOMBIE MEDS I HAVE BEEN THRU . BUT I NOW HAVE MY LIFE BACK, AFTER 3 MONTHS OF SAVELLA . TOLD MY DOC, WE COULD START DOING COMMERCIALS :):) GIVE IT A CHANCE , YES THERE ARE SIDE EFFECTS , BUT WORTH THOSE , COMPARED TO HOW OTHER MEDS MADE ME NOT FEEL ANYTHING . I LOVE SAVELLA !!!!!!!

Condition: Disorder characterized by Stiff, Tender & Painful Muscles
8/12/2009 12:08:56 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
my neck doesn't seem as stiff as it always feels

Condition: Disorder characterized by Stiff, Tender & Painful Muscles
8/9/2009 11:07:46 AM

Reviewer: Tommydale3, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have chronic lower back pain. This drug was great in lowering my pain level but the constipation almost killed me. The only way I could have a BM was to drink the Phosphate stuff. enima's didnt work. Itried everthing, I really wanted to take this MD but I could not get rid of bowel problem. I think they should warn you that the side effects might kill you. I will call FDA because of my bad e ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Disorder characterized by Stiff, Tender & Painful Muscles
8/8/2009 3:57:42 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Unable to take Lyica (due to weight gain) or Cymbalta (ineffective). My physician tried me on Savella with very mixed results, little or no relief.

Condition: Disorder characterized by Stiff, Tender & Painful Muscles
8/7/2009 7:09:18 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am a 20+ year fibromyalgia pt. with RA and now Facet Joint Arthritis. Savella was strongly suggested by my great rhuemtologist. I'm not sure if all the side effects were the new drug or coming off the old. I had nausea,hot flashes,no appetite, lost weight(good thing) its back now(a bad thing). I wantd to encourage new users. I am less fuzzy, I have more energy, trigger point pain initially w ... Show Full Comment

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