Since there is still no cure for this chronic pain syndrome, fibromyalgia medications focus on providing symptoms relief. Fibromyalgia medications mainly include drugs that fall under the categories of painkillers, antidepressants, anticonvulsants. Up to date, US Food and Drug Administration approved 3 drugs to treat fibromyalgia. They are antidepressant duloxetine (Cymbalta), antidepressant milnacipran (Savella) and anti-seizure medicine pregabalin (Lyrica).

Gabapentin for Fibromyalgia

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…