Lyrica for Migraine Prevention and Fibromyalgia Pain
@trobert Health Guide May 06, 2007
Lyrica (pregabalin) is one of the newest neuronal stabilizing agents (anticonvulsants) available. It's FDA approved for neuropathic pain, some types of neuralgia, and seizure disorders. It's also prescribed off-label for headache and Migraine prevention. An interesting note is that it's the first medication of its type to be classfied by as a Schedule V controlled substance. This classification is a result of drowsiness frequently experience by patients taking Lyrica.
Karen Richards, an expert on our ChronicPainConnection, now reports on a study showing that a significant number of fibromyalgia patients treated with Lyrica experienced reduction in pain of 50% or more.
Read more in "Lyrica Reduces Fibromyalgia Pain in Clinical Trial.