Hi, JM, and welcome! I don't take these medications but my cousin does take Savella. She takes a VERY low dose....25 mg. She originally was given a large dose and got nearly all the side effects to she stopped taking it. After a while, she tried again...starting at just 10 mg. She didn't get the side effects so they upped it a little and she said it's really helping her and she doesn't have the side effects. I hope this helps some.
Be sure to check out Fibro 101...the second thread on the forum. There are links to good info about fibro and you will learn a lot there. Good starting links are called Symptoms and A Thorough Explanation of Fibromyalgia.
I'm looking forward to getting to know you better. Don't hesitate to ask questions because we are here to help you. Hope to hear more from you soon.