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Have fibromyalgia, have pain. Taking Lyrica. What medication would you suggest?

I have fibromyalgia and suffer a lot of pain among other things ..I cry a lot in private because its so frustrating trying to hide my pain...what medication would u suggest I am currantly taking lyrica ..
Asked On : Sat, 29 Sep 2012
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Dec 2014
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Lyrica is pregabalin and it helps in improving neurological symptoms of fibromyalgia. You are having multiple somatic complaints, crying spells and uncontrolled pain and these are the symptoms of depression. I would advise you to consult a Psychiatrist for expert management. Medicines like Duloxetine are very useful in depression with pain conditions and associated with fibromyalgia. Try relaxation exercises like yoga, breathing exercises for relaxation.

Thanks, Hope this helps you.
Answered: Thu, 26 Sep 2013
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