All I can say is that Savella (as well as Cymbalta) did take away my fibro pain. That part was wonderful. HOWEVER, it had horrible side effects. I had suicidal ideations, felt completely crazy, personality changed, had awful intestinal issues and itched everywhere. Even with all of that I kept thinking maybe I could get over the side effects because it was so great to have no fibro pain after 25 years. The side effects were too much because I lost who I was so I stopped. I now am taking 25 mg of Lyrica which helps somewhat but has not messed with my head. If you have the start up pack of Savella consider not going as quickly as it recommends to increase the dose. Many have said it was too fast, it was for me. Good luck. Bruthd
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