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Medical Marijuana Rated Much More Effective in Treating Fibromyalgia Symptoms Than Drugs

Published : 2014-04-21 - Updated : 2016-01-04
Author : The National Pain Foundation - Contact: www.thenationalpainfoundation.org

Synopsis: Survey of people with fibromyalgia revealed those who used marijuana to treat symptoms find it significantly more effective than the 3 drugs approved by the FDA to treat the disorder.

Main Digest

The three drugs approved for the treatment of fibromyalgia are Cymbalta (Duloxetine); Lyrica (Pregabalin); and Savella (Milnacipran).

How Cymbalta Performs for Fibromyalgia Sufferers (N=960)

How Lyrica Performs for Fibromyalgia Sufferers (N=860)

How Savella Performs for Fibromyalgia Sufferers (N=387)

How Marijuana Performs for Fibromyalgia Sufferers (N=379)

Comments from survey respondents regarding the use of marijuana to treat Fibromyalgia:

About The Survey:

The National Pain Foundation is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organization that is addressing the critical public health challenges attributed to pain on a global basis.

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Cite Page: Journal: Disabled World. Language: English (U.S.). Author: The National Pain Foundation. Electronic Publication Date: 2014-04-21 - Revised: 2016-01-04. Title: Medical Marijuana Rated Much More Effective in Treating Fibromyalgia Symptoms Than Drugs, Source: <a href=https://www.disabled-world.com/health/fibromyalgia/rated.php>Medical Marijuana Rated Much More Effective in Treating Fibromyalgia Symptoms Than Drugs</a>. Retrieved 2021-06-24, from https://www.disabled-world.com/health/fibromyalgia/rated.php - Reference: DW#157-10257.