What is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a medical condition in which there is chronic pain spread throughout the body. Symptoms include tender joints, soft tissue pain, body aches, fatigue, depression, and difficulty sleeping or staying asleep. The pain may be mild to severe and may last all day or get worse at night.

Treatments for fibromyalgia include physical therapy and medication. Common drug classes used to treat fibromyalgia are central alpha agonists and SNRIs.

Savings Tips for Fibromyalgia

  • Recall: Lyrica for Nerve Pain and Seizures

    January 22, 2016

    Manufacturer Pfizer has issued a voluntary recall of two strengths of Lyrica (pregabalin). Lyrica is a popular medication used to help relieve nerve pain, and in combination with other medications for some kinds of seizures.

    This is a class II recall, the most common type of recall, which means that there is a situation where use of the recalled medication may cause temporary or medically reversible adverse health consequences, but the likelihood of serious adverse effects is small. See More

  • What is Lyrica Used For?

    August 21, 2014

    It’s now one of the 10 most prescribed drugs in the United States. Lyrica (pregabalin) is a medication that is chemically and structurally similar to Neurontin (gabapentin) and is used for a wide variety of things: seizure disorder, pain and anxiety. So what is this Lyrica you hear so much about?

    Pain.  Real tooth-achy nerve pain. Lyrica is approved for the treatment of neuropathic pain. Nerve pain is burning, sharp, stabbing and numbing pain. See More

  • Here’s Something to Be Happy About: Cymbalta goes Generic!

    December 12, 2013

    Depression, anxiety, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, neuropathy and hot flashes are some of the many issues Cymbalta helps you tackle. The cost, however, has been a real issue for patients. Now, you’re good.

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first generic versions of Cymbalta, duloxetine delayed-release capsules. Several different drug companies had their generic versions accepted so there will be many folks making duloxetine; this should lower the cost quite a bit. See More

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Popular Fibromyalgia Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Anti-epileptics 353 See Prices
SNRIs 300 See Prices
SNRIs 226 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Fibromyalgia Drug Classes

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