A 23-year-old female asked:
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i have tried gabapentin and pregabalin with no success. what else is recommended for severe muscle pain and fibromyalgia?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Acupuncture can: Often be beneficial for treatment of fibromyalgia. It can be an effective adjunct to your standard medical treatment. Discuss with your physician.
Answered on Feb 5, 2014
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Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Fibromyalgia pain: I like to use nortriptyline and start with 10 mgs three times a day. I like Methocarbamol too, 750 mgs three times a day. I also like the Lidoderm patches. Good luck.
Answered on Jun 28, 2014
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Newer: Try savella, (milnacipran) tramadol?
Answered on Apr 25, 2015

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Fibromyalgia: Certainly the diagnosis may not be correct. Make sure you have had a Rheumatology work -up. Also it may be that the meds are just not working on you.
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Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Neurontin/Lyrica: Together you might experience dizziness, drowsiness, poor concentration, impaired judgment & thinking.
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Gabapentin vs Lyrica (pregabalin): In 2007, pregabalin was received FDA approval for the management of fibromyalgia. Lyrica is not metabolized in the liver and is excreted through the k ... Read More
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Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
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Pain: Can try daily no very strong exercise 30-45mins. Be an active person. Sometimes Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) 10mg at bedtime to begin with may help ... Read More
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