I have been taking Savella for about a month & half. Recently I have been getting pain on both of my big toes, getting burning stomach pain, and head aches. I have read some of the reviews on line. Some say that it may take more than two months to get used to the meds. Should I discontinue the meds.
Never discontinue or change the instructions on prescribed medications, consult the prescribing physician. Here's some more info as well. Hope this helps.
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.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects
- Savella Information for Consumers
- Savella Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Savella (detailed)
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