I have Fibro. Cannot find med that doesn't conflict with it besides "Savella" & Pain Meds, & Savella bis not working even at 100mgs twice a day.. any answers? Or help? Would be appreciated... Shellica
Fibromyalgia - I suffer from Fibro. In my lower legs & feet...horribly, now on Savella 200mgs. A?
Added 9 Feb 2012:
I meant I have glucoma & can't find another "Fibro" med that doesn't conflict with my eyes, besides" Savella".....Shellica
Hi Shellica, I am overwhelmed by the fact that you are taking such a high dose of Savella. The highest dose recommended by the manufacturers of Savella is 100 mg a day and you are taking twice that amount, soooo much. did your doctor prescribe that or did you decided to take more to see if it would work for you? I am frightened for you taking that high a dose. Please make sure that that is what your Doctor prescribed, if not you are putting yourself in quite a bit a danger, in my opinion. Please check back in here with us after you check it out further, sincerely, mindy
Hi Shelleca, & welcome to the group. You say you have fibro, but only hurt in your lower legs & feet. First, let me say that alone is very unusual for fibromyalgia. I have never heard of someone who has it in or on just one particular spot on the body. It's a trigger point disease, I would say it makes trigger points sore to the touch & difficult to move most parts of the body not just the legs & feet. Do you have swelling too? I am just wondeing if you left something about your fibro out like it bothers your legs & feet more or if you mean truly that it is only your lower legs & feet. It this is true about your lower legs & feet, I must assume you may have something completely different wrong with your legs.A little more info about where it effects you whole body would be helpful. Or maybe you have fibro all over & it's just the lower legs & feet that bother you the most.
A lot of doctors when the diagnos fibro, tend to over lot a lot of other problems & blame everything on "oh, it's your firbromyalgia". Get my gist? I am worried about you legs if there is swelling or excruiating pain, open wounds, thin skin & different stuff like that. Could you please post more? Maybe then we could eludicate a bit more...
I have been on Savella .25 x2 a day for about a month. I have tried every other fibro med with no luck severe reactions worse than the results are worth.
Over the last week my legs ache so bad I can hardly stand. My ankles feel like they are broken. My toes are numb... nothing has changed except for the addition of the savella should I be worried? I want to go to doc but their first reaction for everything is to stop my med not giving me a chance to see if anything will work... has anyone had this happen? Did it go away?
I only take tramadol x2 day with the savella but have been taking that with no reactions for about two years.
I am in pain from head to toe anyway and now this I am so miserable I am beside myself.
I don't have anyone in the medical field to turn to right now they all say my symptoms are beyond their scope of practice and they have no one local to refer me to ( I am on an HMO)
Anyway any comments on the savella issue??
- Savella Information for Consumers
- Savella Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Savella (detailed)
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