Pregabalin [Lyrica] for fibromyalgia: Some relief but no cure – Source: Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, Apr 2009

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What is the role of pregabalin (Lyrica) in the treatment of fibromyalgia?

In this article the authors explore:

• The putative pathophysiology of fibromyalgia,

• Pregabalin’s mechanism of action and evidence of efficacy,

• And its emerging role in treating this challenging disease.

Source: Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, Apr 2009. PMID: 19339642, by Kim L, Lipton S, Deodhar A. Division of Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA. [E-mail:]

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