... my muscles my mind my organs my energy but not my faith. im on so many meds ugh but i keep on praying and i will pray 4 all of u also anyone who is on savella let me now what u think? i just started this and like it but seem to cry 4 no reason thanks and god bless
Hello, I have been on Savella for a month now. I really think that this medicine is truely a miracle drug for Fibromyalgia. But today I have received a letter from my insurance company that says that this medicine will not be covered, I think that this really sucks, finally a medicine that works, and I get screwed by the insurance company. My Doctor has told them that I really need this medication, but My Doctor's word is not good enough. Something needs to be done with insurance the insurance company. I hope that you have the results that I have had, and that your insurance company approves you.
I was diagnosed in 2007, had it longer though, just thought I was working too hard. My body hurts all the time. Have tried Cymbalta,Lyrica,and now Savella. I also take trazodone at night to sleep. Have been taking that for years for depression. Savella really is not making much difference, so my doctor increased the dosage last week. He says I need exercise more which really hurts more... My knees are really getting bad..can't hardly climb a set of stairs. The trazodone is an anti-depressant..depression is a side affect of Savella
I'm 41, I was diagnosed with fibro a year ago. I too have been on every drug imaginable. I had the same question in mind as you posted, so I'll be watching the answers here as well. I have tried lyrica, and gabapentin and ampitryptilyn (pretty sure I butchered that word). I have also taken tramadol, ultram, trazodone, diazepam, t3, and a bunch of others that are used to treat RA, as that is what my GP first diagnosed me with.
Right now I am taking ms contin 30mg 2x/day, Percocet up to 4/day, 5-HTP, 10 mg flexir at bedtime. I am also taking 75 mg Dexedrine/day for ADHD.
And I am still a mess. I hurt everywhere. My doctor won't up my contin any higher, and I do see her point. She has referred me to a pain clinic, and I'm hanging all my hopes on that visit.
She did say that taking Savella could help my pain meds work better, so that is why I am seriously thinking of trying it. Lyrica turned me into a crazy lady (oops I mean crazier lady) in that I was very emotional, very paranoid, and had no control of my emotions whatsoever. That was not good, really freaked me out.
I am so nervous about taking any kind of antidepressant. It seems that we are messing around with the wires that make our body go, without fully understanding what else will be affected by them. Its like my last car; I had the airconditioning fixed on it, and it seemed to work fine. But everytime I turned my car radio on, the air conditioner would blow at about half the strength. I just brought the car to the junkyard finally. Is that what is in store for me? I so badly want to feel better. I'm so frustrated with my body.
Anyhow, keep up to date about the Savella; I am very interested to know how it work s for you
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