Gabapentin for Fibromyalgia

There are a few types of medications that can be used to help with fibromyalgia symptoms. To date, there are still only 3 drugs that are FDA certified for fibromyalgia. Anti-convulsant Pregabalin (Lyrica brand) certified in mid 2007, antidepressant Duloxetine (Cymbalta brand) certified in mid 2007 and antidepressant Milnacipran (Savella brand) certified in early 2009. In the year when Pregabalin was officially approved as the first FDA certified drug for fibromyalgia, studies found that another anti-convulsant showed promising results in fibromyalgia treatment. This could prove to be useful for peoople with fibromyalgia as options in treating the symptoms are extremely little.

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