WHAT ARE SOME OF THE MOST USED MEDICATIONS TO TAKE FOR FIBROMYALGIA?…

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What are some of the most used medications to take for fibromyalgia?  According to Consumer Reports and Web MD the most popular medications are antidepressants, anti-seizure, muscle relaxants and over the counter pain relievers.

An article in Consumer Reports says that Experts say the best, overall strategy includes medications and nondrug therapies, such as exercise, counseling, and stress relief. The popular medications include antidepressants (amitriptyline, nortriptyline, fluoxetine, paroxetine, duloxetine, milnacipran), a few anti-seizure medications (gabapentin, pregabalin), and a muscle relaxant (cyclobenzaprine). But studies show that the benefits of these medications are generally small. There is no clear evidence that one drug is better than another, and all of them probably lose their benefit over time.

Web MD says that popular medication include antidepressants, serotonin, and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), muscle relaxants and include

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