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Rheumatologist Release Back To PCP

Rheumatologist Release Back To PCP

I received my diagnosis last Thursday and my rheumatologist released me back to my PCP. I am disappointed by that because I don't know if my PCP is knowledgeable about fibro. I have not talked with her about it at all. I'm not scheduled to go back to her until May for my physical. Is it normal for your rheumatologist to do that? Should I make an appointment to see PCP sooner. I just started gabapentin and have a question but I feel like I don't have a doctor to ask now. Thoughts?

A MyFibroTeam Member

If your PCP is like mine you probably are better off-my PCP wanted to have me continue with a med I id not need that was messing up my liver-I gave her my are you insane look. She is a gate way… read more

Pain Meds

Pain Meds

I alternate between Ultracet and Ultram but today neither are helping. What other pain meds seem to help with the pain

A MyFibroTeam Member

Is this over the counter

Ultram

Ultram

I heard that ultram is very addictive ?

A MyFibroTeam Member

@A MyFibroTeam Member I agree. I was on Cymbalta for maybe two weeks at the lowest dose and of course had intolerable side effects so I thought since I hadn't been on it long I would just stop, wow… read more

Does Anyone Use Wellbutrin (bupropion) For The Pain And Fatique?

Does Anyone Use Wellbutrin (bupropion) For The Pain And Fatique?

I use amytriptyline before but gained 27 kg. I use ultram/ tramadol now in a low dose and this helps with the pain and not so well with the fatique. I , ve lost now 18 kg now but want to lose al the weigt because of my severe lipedema. Is this possible with any antdepressant?

A MyFibroTeam Member

I want to believe it is! Ive lost 48 lbs but want to keep going to get more off

Ultram

Ultram

Does Ultram make you retain fluids or increase your blood pressure?

A MyFibroTeam Member

i have taken it for quite awhile, and it doesn't cause either for me. hope that helps.

Ultram ER (Tramadol Extended Release)

Ultram ER (Tramadol Extended Release)

Does anyone take this medication, and if so does it help?

A MyFibroTeam Member

Just started taking it was told take two times a day but not everyday..

Ultram 1st Time User

Ultram 1st Time User

Anyone take ultram? If so how does it work for pain? I have a script but scared to try it since last med (cymbalta) was causing more harm then good. But in such pain I need to do something to help.

A MyFibroTeam Member

I've been on Cymbalta for depression, gabapentin, tizanidine, and tramadol. I could function quite well with that. Now my GP stopped writing pain scripts and referred everyone to pain magmt center… read more

Does Anyone Else Have Mood Swings?

Does Anyone Else Have Mood Swings?

In the past several months,I have been having mood swings,and very short temper.it seems like I'm quick to anger,and very intolerant of people.that's just not normal for me....is it part of having fibro?

A MyFibroTeam Member

Yes. Fibromyalgia always plays havoc with my mood. So hard to fake happy when I'm in pain and fatigued 😩

My Doctor Says That Pain Meds Do Not Help With Fibro-does Anyone Now What Would Help With The Pain?

My Doctor Says That Pain Meds Do Not Help With Fibro-does Anyone Now What Would Help With The Pain?

My doctor is a research specialist in fibro but say they are finding out that pain meds do not help, so he does not give out pain meds. He has said to do PT. just been doing that for 1 month not sure if its helping or not. Just wanting to know if you have any suggestions on how to deal with the pain?

A MyFibroTeam Member

I would have quit a long time ago if it weren't for Tramadol. I take two or three 50mg tablets a day. Two in the morning with my coffee lights a fire under my butt and gets me moving. I may also take… read more

Losing Weight = More Pain??

Losing Weight = More Pain??

Through healthy food choices, I have lost 30lbs since I got my diagnosis of FM/CFS & OA in April of last year. It seems that as I get lighter, I hurt so much more than I remember hurting before. Has anybody else experienced this? The doctors always say that the best thing you can do for your body, especially in the case of OA, is get the extra weight off.....so now I am but it's like the weight was hiding just how much pain was going on. ?!? Anybody? My Gabapentin has gone from 300-900mg in just… read more

A MyFibroTeam Member

@A MyFibroTeam Member if your meds aren't working it's time to let your doctor know and try something else. I noticed Gabapentin made me tired, a little too foggy to concentrate, and didn't seem to… read more