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One of the common categories that Fibromyalgia medications fall under is analgesics, which are pain killers. Some of these are over-the-counter drugs like aspirin or ibuprofen. While these medications may provide a simple solution for pain relief, Fibromyalgia patients are often more sensitive, and respond differently, to medications and therefore must be careful when trying a new generic drug.

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You may have read some amazing stories of people who claim to have had a complete reversal of their fibromyalgia symptoms from taking something called guaifenesin.  You may also wonder why it is not prescribed more often if it works so well.  For almost two decades now, a controversy has raged over the guaifenesin protocol as a treatment for…

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Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide, commented on Guaifenesin for Fibromyalgia:… That's fantastic, Lisa!  I'm so happy for you and your son and very glad to…

03/04/14

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Cort, Health Guide, answered CAN GUAIFENESIN REALLY HELP US WITH… Well some FM patients say it does work for them but a placebo controlled,…

05/31/10

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Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide, answered 5-HTP/SAMe-can I take both of these? I'm so glad to hear that the 5-HTP has made such a difference for you.  I have…

02/23/09

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Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide, commented on Lyrica Reduces Fibromyalgia Pain in… You may have a point there. The two drugs do have a lot of similarities,…

05/23/07

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