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Medical Marijuana More Effective in Treating Fibromyalgia Than Drugs

Published: 2014-04-21 - Updated: 2021-08-02
Author: The National Pain Foundation | Contact: thenationalpainfoundation.org

Synopsis: Compares Medical Marijuana against Cymbalta (Duloxetine), Lyrica (Pregabalin), and Savella (Milnacipran) - the three drugs approved for treatment of fibromyalgia.. 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).

Related

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 This Page (APA): The National Pain Foundation. (2014, April 21). Medical Marijuana More Effective in Treating Fibromyalgia Than Drugs . Disabled World. Retrieved September 26, 2021 from www.disabled-world.com/health/fibromyalgia/rated.php