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A 41-year-old female asked:

I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia 1year ago.i took effexor (venlafaxine) &lyrica 75mg a day .two weeks ago i stopped taking medicine.i feel ok without it.shall i do?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 52 years experience
Sit tight: If you are doing well and suffered no ill effects from the sudden stoppage of your meds then simply stay off of them and see how you do.
Dr. David Hardin
Wound care 36 years experience
Stay for now: Stay off the drugs go on with aerobic excercize heat and stretching as it may be likely to flair up at times.

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