Hi to all- I am fairly new on here so please excuse if I have posted this in the wrong area. I'm looking for someone who can tell me if Savella ever caused them RLS at night while sleeping? I have been taking it for 5 days and only 12.5 twice daily. It seemed to help w/ fatique, etc and I really want to give it a chance for my FMS but am afraid of this RLS. Thanks in advance..
here are the side effects of Savella and it sounds like you have some of the more severe side effects.
Side Effects of Savella - for the Consumer
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Savella:
Constipation; decreased sexual desire or ability; dizziness; dry mouth; headache; hot flush; increased sweating; loss of appetite; nausea; trouble sleeping; vomiting.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Savella:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); bizarre behavior; bloody or black, tarry stools; confusion; dark urine; decreased concentration; decreased coordination; excessive sweating; fainting; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; hallucinations; memory problems; muscle pain or weakness; new or worsening agitation, anxiety, depression, panic attacks, aggressiveness, impulsiveness, irritability, hostility, restlessness, or inability to sit still; pale stools; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; severe or persistent headache or dizziness; severe or persistent nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea; severe or persistent trouble sleeping; stomach pain; suicidal thoughts or attempts; tremor; trouble urinating; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual or severe mental or mood changes; unusual weakness; yellowing of the skin or eyes.
- Savella Information for Consumers
- Savella Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Savella (detailed)
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