A 42-year-old member asked:

How well does savella (milnacipran) work for people suffering with fibromyalgia?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 54 years experience
Fairly well.: In my practice, I have found savella (milnacipran) to be a pretty effective therapy. Nausea is the major side effect. I have also found that many do well at fairly at a relatively low dose.
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Dr. David Hardin
Wound care 38 years experience
My first choice: Savella (milnacipran) is usually the first medication i try on patients. I do taper its dose up at about half the rate the manufacturer recommends to reduce the risk of side effects.
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