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Fibromyalgia Medications - Fibromyalgia Drugs - Fibromyalgia Medicines

Fibromyalgia drug information, dosage, side effects, drug interactions, and warnings. Fibromyalgia has several drug treatment options. There are a few FDA-approved medications for fibromyalgia and more are in development. Drug options include antidepressants, muscle relaxers, sedatives, painkillers, NSAIDs, and other medicines that ease symptoms, relieve pain, promote sleep, or fight fatigue.
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  4. Ambien (Zolpidem)
  5. Amitriptyline (Elavil) (14)
  6. Carisoprodol (Soma)
  7. Celexa (Citalopram) (11)
  8. Clonazepam (Klonopin) (17)
  9. Cymbalta (Duloxetine) (18)
  10. Diazepam (Valium) (18)
  11. Doxepin - Sinequan (11)
  12. Flexeril (Cyclobenzaprine)
  13. Halcion (Triazolam)
  14. Lorazepam (Ativan) (18)
  15. Lunesta (Eszopiclone)
  16. Lyrica (Pregabalin) (19)
  17. Mirapex (Pramipexole) (12)
  18. Neurontin - Gabapentin (12)
  19. Nortriptyline (Aventyl) (13)
  20. Paxil (Paroxetine, Pexeva) (14)
  21. Provigil (Modafinil) (16)
  22. Prozac (Fluoxetine) (14)
  23. Rozerem (Ramelteon)
  24. Savella (Milnacipran ) (10)
  25. Sonata (Zaleplon)
  26. Temazepam (Restoril)
  27. Ultracet (Tramadol APAP)
  28. Ultram (Tramadol)
  29. Xyrem (Sodium Oxybate) (14)
  30. Zoloft (Sertraline) (13)

Cymbalta Approved for Fibromyalgia Treatment
Cymbalta is an important new fibromyalgia treatment option, but the medicine is not for everyone. You and your doctor should discuss the benefits and risks associated with Cymbalta and if you decide to start using the medication -- pay attention to possible side effects and do not stop taking the medication without your doctor's supervision.

Lyrica - 10 Things You Should Know
Lyrica (pregabalin) has been FDA-approved for the treatment of fibromyalgia.

Is Guaifenesin an Effective Treatment for Fibromyalgia?
Guaifenesin is an ingredient found in cough medicines. Some doctors and researchers theorize that guaifenesin may help fibromyalgia.

Fibromyalgia Medication Options - How Is Fibromyalgia Treated?
There are a few FDA-approved medications for fibromyalgia and more are in development. Drug treatment options include medications that ease symptoms, relieve pain, promote sleep, or fight fatigue.

Fibromyalgia Medications
There is no single FDA-approved drug therapy that addresses all the symptoms of fibromyalgia. Any ongoing drug regimen should be administered in combination with physical and cognitive behavioral therapies.

Do Antidepressants Help Chronic Pain Patients?
Antidepressants are sometimes prescribed for patients with chronic pain, such as arthritis and fibromyalgia. When is it appropriate to prescribe one of the antidepressants for an arthritis or fibromyalgia patient?

When Are Pain Medications Appropriate for Arthritis Patients?
Pain medications are often prescribed as part of a treatment plan for arthritis-related conditions.

When Are Muscle Relaxers Prescribed For Arthritis Patients?
When are muscle relaxers appropriately prescribed for arthritis patients? How do muscle relaxers work? Are muscle relaxers a short-term treatment or can they be part of a long-term maintenance regimen for arthritis patients to control aches and pains?

10 Ways to Ensure Drug Safety
Drug safety requires patient involvement. A patient should and should not do certain things to ensure drug safety. Patients should fully understand their prescription after discussing it with the doctor and pharmacist. Patients should never take drugs if they are unsure about the directions. Follow these tips for drug safety.

Fibromyalgia Screening Quiz
Fibromyalgia is difficult to diagnose. Combinations of symptoms can occur which overlap with other autoimmune diseases. There are symptoms which are considered "defining" of fibromyalgia. There are also symptoms considered "non-defining" but they often occur as part of fibromyalgia syndrome.

Fibromyalgia - 10 Things You Should Know
Fibromyalgia is often treated with pain medications, sleep medications, and anti-depressants. A few medications have been approved to treat fiibromyalgia.

Fibromyalgia - Test Your Knowledge
Fibromyalgia is often regarded as a medical enigma. Symptoms of fibromyalgia syndrome can overlap with other conditions making it difficult to diagnose. How much do you know about fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia 101 - Free Newsletter E-Course
Fibromyalgia is a condition characterized by body aches, pain, sleeping problems, extreme fatigue, depression and anxiety, in combination with tenderness of specific areas (muscles and tender points) on the body. Learn more about fibromyalgia by signing up for our free newsletter e-course.

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