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I Would Like To Know What Meds People Have Found Helpful For Their FM. Am Going To MD This Week And She Never Suggests Anything.

I Would Like To Know What Meds People Have Found Helpful For Their FM. Am Going To MD This Week And She Never Suggests Anything.

I have other pain issues in addition to my FM and that is always what is focused on. So I am never given any suggestions for pain other than back surgery. I have spasms and sometimes I jerk a few times a minute and very hard so that it wakes me or keeps me awake. I also have stabbing, burning and crushing pain all over. As well as chronic fatigue.

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I have found that Elavil and Remeron have helped me. Elavil is a antidepressant and Remeron is an anti-anxiety medicine. They both have helped me sleep. They have also helped me with depression and anxiety.

posted over 4 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I will have to check with my insurance and see if they are on my plan. I have tried lyrica several years ago and it made me sleepy and I was falling. Altho, I have occasions when I do that without the med so maybe it was not the medication.

posted over 4 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

JA you could try going to advanced pain management. They have always helped me. Dr.Saint is very knowledgeable and caring when it comes to Injections which is what he does. I meet with a physicians assistant every two months and they give me refills an ask how you are doing. It is near the west bend theatres. Have you tried lyrical?

posted over 4 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

@A MyFibroTeam Member sorry you're having trouble finding a decent doctor. I tried the spinal injections and hurt more afterwards I had to take 3 as they said it took 3 in order to start working. They live in Urdu all I did was make it more painful and hurt even worse so I don't blame you for not wanting to take them but who knows we're all so different they may work for you. God bless and try to have a good day today and rest as much as your body needs everything else can wait.

posted over 4 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

She is a new MD and a pain specialist. My last one said if I was not going to have the spinal injections she would no longer order the medications for me. I have never been treated so poorly. I underst and wanting to get me off the narcotics but not giving me any other solutions just seems unacceptable. to me. I tried lyrica a number of years ago and I found myself falling and being super tired. So it wasn't for me. Thanks for the thoughts.

posted over 4 years ago
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