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Drugs to treat fibromyalgia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How an I help you?
User :   Yes I will make it quick
Doctor :  
User :   I have Fibromyalgia and I am in a lot of pain
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I am 19 years old and male
User :   So it's a very rare case
Doctor :   Fine
Doctor :  
I was about to ask your ag
User :   I have no insurance and was wondering what to do?
Doctor :  
Well fibromyalgia is not a rare condition
User :   Nope :)
Doctor :   But less in young people
Doctor :  
When were you diagnosed of this condition?
User :   Anyways I am taking hydrocodone and it is not available at free clinics or prescribed there
User :   I was diagnosed 3 months ago
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
There is one more drug for the same
Doctor :  
It's brand name is Cymbalta
User :   Tried it :(
Doctor :  
which can be taken on prescription only
Doctor :  
User :   And Lyrica is too expensive :/
Doctor :  
How did you feel with Cymbalta?
User :   But I want to try the Lyrica
User :   I'm not very familiar with narcotics, how they work, etc...... Just know that they help :/
Doctor :   But take it on prescription only

User :   Of course of course
User :   Any suggestion as to what I do :/?
Doctor :   Well may I know your height and weight?
User :   138 pounds and 5'9
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :   You are a bit overweight

Doctor :  
So that can as well trigger your pain
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