ProHealth health Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Home  |  Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help
Facebook Google Plus
Fibromyalgia  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & M.E.  Lyme Disease  Natural Wellness  Supplement News  Forums  Our Story
Store     Brands   |   A-Z Index   |   Best Sellers   |   New Products   |   Deals & Specials   |   Under $10   |   SmartSavings Club

Trending News

10 Fibro-Friendly Foods with a Bonus: Beautiful Skin

Studies Show that Magnesium L-threonate Improves Brain Plasticity, Leading to Direct and Significant...

Clary Sage Oil May Be Pricey, but Its Benefits Are Priceless

Pumpkin Pie Turmeric Breakfast Smoothie - Vegan + Gluten-Free

Component of red wine, grapes can help to reduce inflammation, study finds

Poly MVA: A Novel Therapy for Increasing Energy, Repairing DNA, and Promoting Overall Health

Vitamin D supplementation extends life in mouse model of Huntington's disease

Omega-3 fatty acid stops known trigger of lupus

Conquer Your Email Inbox, Increase Productivity and Reduce Stress

The Significance of Selenium

Print Page
Email Article

The 5-HT3 blockers in the treatment of the primary fibromyalgia (FM) syndrome: a 10-day open study with Tropisetron at a low dose

  [ 59 votes ]   [ Discuss This Article ] • January 15, 1996

A 10-day open trial with Tropisetron, the selective serotonin
type 3 receptor antagonist, in a dose of 5 mg daily was
undertaken in 19 patients with the primary fibromyalgia
syndrome (FB). Before and after the therapy, pain was
assessed using a visual analogue scale and a pain score. All
the patients were asked about the presence and intensity of
vegetative and functional symptoms. Moreover, the tenderness
at the 24 typical tender points at baseline and at the end of
the therapy was evaluated. A statistically significant
improvement of all examined parameters was observed after the
therapy. The efficacy of Tropisetron in a dose of 5 mg daily
was comparable with the results obtained in a previously
reported trial with a dose of 10 or 15 mg per day, but the
frequency of gastric troubles decreased (21% vs. 60%). The
hypothesis about the existence of two subgroups of patients
with FB is also discussed.

Samborski W, Stratz T, Lacki JK, Klama K, Mennet P, Muller W

Post a Comment

Featured Products From the ProHealth Store
Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Ultra ATP+, Double Strength Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor®

Looking for Vitamins, Herbs and Supplements?
Search the ProHealth Store for Hundreds of Natural Health Products

Article Comments

Be the first to comment on this article!

Post a Comment

Natural Pain Relief Supplements

Featured Products

Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Ultra EPA - Fish Oil
Ultra concentrated source of essential fish oils
FibroSleep™ FibroSleep™
The All-in-One Natural Sleep Aid
Ultra ATP+, Double Strength Ultra ATP+, Double Strength
Get energized with malic acid & magnesium
Optimized Curcumin Longvida® Optimized Curcumin Longvida®
Supports Cognition, Memory & Overall Health
Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Energy NADH™ 12.5mg
Improve Energy & Cognitive Function

Natural Remedies

Why Berries Offer a Rainbow of Health Benefits Why Berries Offer a Rainbow of Health Benefits
The Big Blue Fish that Helps Chase the Blues Away The Big Blue Fish that Helps Chase the Blues Away
Thyroid Health and Fibromyalgia Thyroid Health and Fibromyalgia
Enhance Eyelashes Naturally Enhance Eyelashes Naturally
The Remarkable Benefits of Reishi Medicinal Mushrooms The Remarkable Benefits of Reishi Medicinal Mushrooms

ProHealth, Inc.
555 Maple Ave
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(800) 366-6056  |  Email

· Become a Wholesaler
· Vendor Inquiries
· Affiliate Program
Credit Card Processing
Be the first to know about new products, special discounts and the latest health news. *New subscribers only

CONNECT WITH US ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus

© 2016 ProHealth, Inc. All rights reserved. Pain Tracker App  |  Store  |  Customer Service  |  Guarantee  |  Privacy  |  Contact Us  |  Library  |  RSS  |  Site Map