FDA Approves Cymbalta for Fibromyalgia

The FDA has approved Cymbalta (duloxetine) as a prescription drug for treatment of Fibromyalgia pain. This is according to a release today made by Eli Lilly & Co., the maker of the … [Read more...]

Lyrica Reduces Pain Despite Anxiety & Depression Symptoms

Pfizer reported yesterday in a press release that Lyrica reduced pain of fibromyalgia in patients regardless of whether they experienced symptoms of anxiety or depression at the beginning of the … [Read more...]

Anti-Viral Drugs: Remedy for Fibromyalgia?

Researchers have suspected for years that Fibromyalgia may be triggered by some sort of viral illness. Research has also shown that a subset of people who get Lyme disease, parvovirus, or Epstein-Barr … [Read more...]

New Drug Milnacipran Under Review for Fibromyalgia

The FDA has recently accepted review for a new drug, Milnacipran, that is to be used to treat Fibromyalgia.Forest Laboratories, Inc. and Cypress Bioscience, Inc. submitted their New Drug Application … [Read more...]

Meditation for Fibromyalgia Pain Relief

A clinical study published in Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics showed that meditation may deliver long-term pain relief benefits to Fibromyalgia patients. For eight weeks, 39 women with Fibromyalgia … [Read more...]

Massage Therapy for CFS & Fibromyalgia Patients

Earlier this week I posted about the severity of my headaches and neck pain and I went Wednesday to have a wonderful massage.  I only purchased a 30-minute session, but it was so wonderful. … [Read more...]

Debate Over Fibromyalgia and New Drug, Lyrica

Here we go again with so-called "medical professionals" questioning the validity of Fibromyalgia. Everytime I read this stuff I get so angry! An article in The New York Times posted today discusses … [Read more...]

Lyrica: One of Time’s 2007 Top Ten Medical Breakthroughs

Lyrica (made by Pfizer) was named one of Time's top 10 2007 medical breakthroughs. Lyrica is the newly FDA approved, only prescription drug on the market to treat Fibromyalgia. Lyrica, which was … [Read more...]

Exercise Found to Ease Chronic Pain of Fibromyalgia

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Cymbalta Study For Treatment of Fibromyalgia

A study was conducted to see what an effect Cymbalta (Duloxetine) and other antidepressants had on the treatment of Fibromyalgia. Duloxetine is a newer selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake … [Read more...]

Why Painkillers Don’t Work For Fibromyalgia Patients

Research from the University of Michigan Health System says that patients who have Fibromyalgia were found to have reduced binding ability of a type of receptor in the brain that is the main target … [Read more...]

How To Choose A Muscle Therapist For Fibromyalgia

According to an article I read on Immune Support, most Fibromyalgia dysfunction involves the muscles. Fibromyalgia patients not only need physical therapy, but they also need muscle therapy. It may … [Read more...]

FDA Approves First Fibromyalgia Drug

Pfizer won in the race to the FDA for the first FDA approved drug to be marketed specifically to treat Fibromyalgia - Lyrica. Lyrica is supposed to help reduce pain and improve daily function for SOME … [Read more...]

Fibromyalgia Treatment Drug Approved by FDA Expected

The first FDA Fibromyalgia treatment drug is to be approved by 2008. The pharmaceutical industry is racing to try and gain approval since prescription drugs for Fibromyalgia is an untapped … [Read more...]

Myers’ Cocktail Proves Positive for Fibromyalgia

The Myers' Cocktail, an IV therapy that has been used for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue, received positive reviews in the May-June issue of Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine. The … [Read more...]