HAS ANYONE BEEN PRESCRIBED SAVELLA AND RESPONDED TO THE MEDICATION NEGATIVELY AS FAR AS WORSENING IN PAIN, MIGRAINES, & ANGER ISSUES? ANY HELP WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED!!! I HAVE CFIDS/FIBRO AND SOME OTHER CHRONIC CONDITIONS BUT AM VERY STUBBORN ON LIVING LIFE TO THE BEST OF MY ABILITIES!!! I HAVE OTHER SIDE EFFECTS FROM THIS MEDICATION THAT I AM HOPING WILL SUBSIDE BUT I DONT KNOW WHERE THIS ANGER IS COMING FROM!!! PLZ. HELP!!!
Savella which is a selective serotonin and norepinephrine dual reuptake inhibitor is FDA approved drug for use in fibromyalgia. Savella increases norepinephrine and serotonin activity in the brain. This helps in fibromyalgia patients because low brain norepinephrine levels are thought to be related to increased pain and cognitive difficulties .Use of Savella is contraindicated in patients with uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma and in patients taking MAOIs. Savella can cause palpitations, nausea, vomiting, hypertension so a person on Savella needs to get his blood pressure and pulse checked regularly. In rare cases, antidepressant medications may cause suicidal feelings and actions .Have a conversation with your doctor about these effects. He may suggest an alternative drug in case Savella is causing these side effects. There is no cure for fibromyalgia and management consists of finding an effective combination of lifestyle adjustments, such as regular exercise and healthy diet, and medication therapy. Do consult your doctor. I hope it helps.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.