I have been on savella for 2 months now i take 50mg tid. Now am haven lower back pain swelling in my back and blood in urine. I have been looking all morning but no one seems to know long term effects on this medicine since the fda just approved in this yr in january.
Could savella cause kidney problems?
- 26 Jul 2010 by starr_1230
- 3 Dec 2014
- pain, back pain, savella, blood disorders, swelling
Added 16 Aug 2010:
I went to my family dr and he sent me to specialist. And they have no idea so My feet and ankles and back swells, then I urnate blood for cpl days then it goes away. This is so agravating no one seems to know if savella can be causing this or not this is only medication ive changed since these new s/s has started. signed just aggravted and looking for answers
Added 26 Aug 2010:
2wk later of peeing striaght bld retaining fluid in my ft, ankles, and lower back. I was sent to urogloist, nephologist, (spent lot of wasted money) to come find out savella was burning up my kidneys. I just say use with caution it's been 2 wks and I still got 10lbs of fluid has to come off yet.
I too have fallen victum to Sevella. The medicine did help my pain BUT in 5 days after I started it I developed a severe kidney infection which I am taking medicine now for that. I was also taking Vesicare long before this but I don't know if the 2 meds didn't like each other or not. :/ I guess I will just deal with the pain of my fibromyalgia instead of losing a kidney. I am so afraid to try it again because it hurt my back so bad. Any suggestions from a doctor on this? I also take Exforge for my blood pressure.
- Savella Information for Consumers
- Savella Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Savella (detailed)
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