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Do Narcotics Help With Pain From Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia is chronic pain why wont dr s prescribe vicoden fibro kills me day in and day out all the dr s have done is say narcotics don't work personally if i can get up wash/clean be active w my children then it helps...Unless they themselves suffer f
A natural or synthetic alkaloid compound that has morphine-like qualities. Other examples are codeine, heroin, Meperidine (demerol). They are classified based on their intrinsic activity & where they interact in the central nervous system. They are involved in pain transmission ...Read more
I have fibromyalgia, my pain has really increased. My GP will not prescribe narcotics so he upped my gabapentin to 600mg x 4. Is this safe ? Thx
What's pollen b? A ER doctor said couple of her fibromyalgia patients took this and had good results . I'm desperate for help without narcotic !
Not a cure: There is no reliable evidence that bee pollen provides any important health benefits. The most important factors in treating fibromyalgia are improving sleep quality without artificial sleep aids, getting regular low-impact exercise, losing excess body weight, and treating any predisposing conditions such as arthritis, obstructive sleep apnea, or depression. ...Read more
Just diagnosed with fibromyalgia. What prescriptions do they give you to help with pain and other symptoms?
Many, many options: I use more than 50 different medicines to treat my fibromyalgia patients. Every patient is different and medicines that work for one may not work for another. The 3 medicines that are fda approved for treating fibromyalgia are lyrica, Cymbalta and savella. However, many other medicines are also used. Find a fibromyalgia specialist who will work to find medicines that will help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What pain medications can help for fibromyalgia and hypothiroidism? Have tried quite a few without any luck.
Is Tramadol a good pain medicine to treat moderate pain long term? I suffer very bad fibromyalgia, muscle spasms, and RLS. This has helped so much.
Yes: Studies support the benefits of exercise in reducing pain from fibromyalgia. Other non medication options include but not limited to stress reduction, meditation, acupuncture. There are currently three drugs that are fda approved for the management of fibromyalgia: Pregabalin (lyrica), duloxetine (cymbalta), and milnacipran (savella). Other medications such as tramadol (ultram) may be helpful too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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