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Why is tramadol so good for fibromyalgia pain ? is it ok to use long term ?

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Dr. Howard Feinberg
Rheumatology 37 years experience
Pain killer: Tramadol is one of the few pain killers which does not make fibromyalgia worse over time. The primary treatment is 1) good sleep habits 2) elavil, (amitriptyline) flexoril or other similar bedtime medications to help with sleep 3) aerobic conditioning exercise.

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Last updated Jun 2, 2014

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