Savella - Milnacipran HCl - Dosage - Side Effects - Drug Interactions
Savella - What You Need to Know
Savella is an FDA-approved drug used to treat fibromyalgia.
Development Status: Milnacipran
Cypress is developing milnacipran for the treatment of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS). Milnacipran is the first of a new class of agents known as norepinephrine serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or NSRIs, which increase the level of norepinephrine more than they do serotonin, from Cypress BioScience.
Fibromyalgia Medication Options - How Is Fibromyalgia Treated?
There are no medications approved by the FDA for treating fibromyalgia, although a few such drugs are in development. Doctors treat fibromyalgia with a variety of medications developed and approved for other purposes.
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 - 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?
The Fibromyalgia Guide - Free Newsletter E-Course
Fibromyalgia is a condition characterized by body aches, pain, sleep 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.