Skip to content

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

    Overall User Ratings

    907 Total User Reviews

    User Reviews

    «Previous 751-755 of 808 Next»
    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

    Condition: Disorder characterized by Stiff, Tender & Painful Muscles
    8/7/2009 8:50:45 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I was dx w/ FM several years ago and ignored the dx. However, things began to get worse in the past 6 months. My doctor prescribed Savella. I'm on the 2nd day of 50mg, 2 times a day. My doctor took the infromation about the side effects out of the titration pack. that was a great idea. After reading these reviews, I have had some of the side effects, but my pain is GONE. I will continue ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Disorder characterized by Stiff, Tender & Painful Muscles
    8/6/2009 3:46:19 PM

    Reviewer: roseweezer@aol.com, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    severe hot flushing and sweating,but helps with the pain ,and burning i have from fibrmyalgia

    «Previous 751-755 of 808 Next»

    Ask the pharmacist

    Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
    See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

    Ask a Question

    Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

    disciplining a boy
    Types, symptoms, causes.
    fruit drinks
    Eat these to think better.
    embarrassed woman
    Do you feel guilty after eating?
    diabetes supply kit
    Pack and prepare.
    Balding man in mirror
    Treatments & solutions.
    birth control pills
    Which kind is right for you?
    Remember your finger
    Are you getting more forgetful?
    acupuncture needle on shoulder
    10 tips to look and feel good.
    Close up of eye
    12 reasons you're distracted.
    woman biting a big ice cube
    Habits that wreck your teeth.
    apple slices with peanut butter
    What goes best with workouts?
    Pink badge on woman chest to support breat cancer
    Myths and facts.

    Newsletters

    Subscribe to free WebMD newsletters.

    • WebMD Daily

      WebMD Daily

      Subscribe to the WebMD Daily, and you'll get today's top health news and trending topics, and the latest and best information from WebMD.

    • Men's Health

      Men's Health

      Subscribe to the Men's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, nutrition, and more from WebMD.

    • Women's Health

      Women's Health

      Subscribe to the Women's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, diet, anti-aging, and more from WebMD.

    By clicking Submit, I agree to the WebMD Terms & Conditions & Privacy Policy and understand that I may opt out of WebMD subscriptions at any time.

    WebMD the app

    Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

    Find Out More
    IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

    The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

    Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.