Treatments for Fibromyalgia

Treatments for Fibromyalgia

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The FDA has approved three prescription medications to help treat fibromyalgia pain:

Some other drugs used to treat depression or other conditions may also help with fibromyalgia symptoms. Ask your doctor if any of those might work for you.

Over-the-counter painkillers like ibuprofennaproxen, or acetaminophenmay help ease some of the pain. But doctors don’t recommend opioidpainkillers, like oxycodone or hydrocodone, for fibromyalgia. These powerful medications don’t work as well for that condition as they do for other problems, and there’s a chance you might start to depend on them.

Source: webmd.com

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