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Study: Gabapentin Shown Effective for Treating Fibromyalgia
According to study results which appeared in the April 2007 issue of Arthritis & Rheumatism, gabapentin may be an effective treatment for symptoms associated with fibromyalgia.
Drug Monograph: Neurontin / Gabapentin / Gabarone
Gabapentin is an oral anticonvulsant. Gabapentin was developed as a gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) agonist and is an analog of GABA. Gabapentin is used to control partial seizures in adults with epilepsy. It is also used to treat certain types of nerve pain. Gabapentin medicine may also be used for other purposes.
Fibromyalgia Medication Options - How Is Fibromyalgia Treated?
Typically, doctors treat fibromyalgia with a variety of medications developed and approved for other purposes. Lyrica was the first drug approved for the treatment of fibromyalgia in 2007 and others are in development.
05/07/2003: NIAMS To Study Gabapentin (Neurontin) For Fibromyalgia
05/07/2003, NIAMS is funding a study to assess the effectiveness of gabapentin (Neurontin) for the treatment of fibromyalgia.
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.
Side Effects: Neurontin (Gabapentin)
Common side effects of Neurontin (Gabapentin).
Drug Profile: Neurontin (Gabapentin)
Drug profile and essential information on the medication Neurontin (Gabapentin), from UMM.