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I have fibromyalgia and one of my worse symptoms is constant nausea. Is this normal with this condition and what medicines are available for relief?

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Dr. Michele Arnold
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: IBS?

Nausea is not a feature of fibromyalgia, but could suggest irritable bowel syndrome (commonly associated with fmg), or could be medication-related.
Pain medicines often cause nausea, as can Cymbalta (duloxetine) (common fmg medication). Patients with fmg are not immune to other possible causes of nausea: gallbladder disease, pregnancy, ulcers, gastroparesis, etc. Probably worth talking to your physician.

In brief: IBS?

Nausea is not a feature of fibromyalgia, but could suggest irritable bowel syndrome (commonly associated with fmg), or could be medication-related.
Pain medicines often cause nausea, as can Cymbalta (duloxetine) (common fmg medication). Patients with fmg are not immune to other possible causes of nausea: gallbladder disease, pregnancy, ulcers, gastroparesis, etc. Probably worth talking to your physician.
Dr. Michele Arnold
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Nausea unusual

It is not usual for people with fibromyalgia to have nausea.
Treatment of the nausea starts with finding the etiology of the nausea. This is the cornersone of your treatment - the etiology of the nausea. Until that is clear there are anti-nausea meds.

In brief: Nausea unusual

It is not usual for people with fibromyalgia to have nausea.
Treatment of the nausea starts with finding the etiology of the nausea. This is the cornersone of your treatment - the etiology of the nausea. Until that is clear there are anti-nausea meds.
Dr. John Goldman
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice

In brief: Cannabis

41 yo w. fibromyalgia (FM) has constant nauseousness & wants effective medication.
IBS is highly associated with FM & nauseousness is common with IBS. Cannabis is an effective anti-nauseous medication & appetite stimulant.

In brief: Cannabis

41 yo w. fibromyalgia (FM) has constant nauseousness & wants effective medication.
IBS is highly associated with FM & nauseousness is common with IBS. Cannabis is an effective anti-nauseous medication & appetite stimulant.
Dr. Laurence Badgley
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