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Treating Fibromyalgia with Milnacipran and Pregabalin

Fibro Daily July 21, 2013

In a recent study on fibromyalgia treatment, researchers evaluated the effectiveness of combining  Milnacipran, a drug for treating fibromyalgia, and Pregabalin, an anticonvulsant drug used to treat neuropathic pain and generalized anxiety disorder. Researchers found that the combination improved pain and other symptoms, as well as a reduced the severity of the illness. However, the side effects of the Pregabalin were dizziness, which impacted  22.8 percent of participants, sleep walking, which impacted 17.3 percent of participants, and fatigue, which impacted 9.1 of participants.

 

Read more: Combining Milnacipran and Pregabalin in Fibromyalgia Treatment

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