frausto86

235d

Anyone with fibro try a chiropractor for the pain? Or what type of pain meds have helped you? Ive had gabapentin but it did nothing for me so I have gone 7 years with no pain meds but now I am having longer flare ups. Going on my 3rd week of being in a painful flare up. I keep active and work out minimum 3x week.

Gabapentin

Tramadol

Amitriptyline

Generalized pain

Duloxetine

Chronic Generalized pain

Fibromyalgia (FM)

acute lethargy

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  • frausto86

    235d

    Anyone try cymbalta? Thats what my Dr wants to try next.

    • HowPow

      235d

      I had some luck with it. My problem was that if I missed a dose, it messed with my head. The withdrawal was brutal.

      • KareBare

        234d

        I was on cymbata for 3 years and the pharmacy messed up my prescription and I was out of it for days. I had a flare on top of a psychotic break at the same the and tried to destroy my house and was mean as hell to my husband and daughters. I came off of it all together

    • Vo

      235d

      Talk to your doctor about the withdrawal symptoms before taking. This drug has a short half life (the amount of time it takes to get out of your system) a

      • Vo

        235d

        As a result if you are late taking or forget a dose you start experiencing withdrawals. I had what are described as brain zaps - very scary especially because I was not warned. Good luck

  • Cat.Mom

    235d

    I have been seeing a naprapath for 3 months an have reduced some medications an added things changed my diet has changed a little. She is gradually changing me to a better anti inflammatory diet without giving up up every thing I love. She’s also started me on homeopathic medication that are also helping. So if do. Find a good one.

  • doodles_and_data

    235d

    Tramadol helps me

  • HappilyRetired

    235d

    Lyrica has worked for me and there is also a generic for it. When I get really tense and tight and it hurts to move and when I do move my body pop and cracks all over that's when I go to my chirpractor. He always scolds me for waiting so long!

  • Jasper_Holiday

    235d

    Medical marijuana has been helpful for me. It doesn't take the pain away but distracts you from focusing on the pain.

    • Chesbro99

      235d

      yes I agree. Makes you feel a little better even if the pain is still there

  • Raquel226

    235d

    When I could afford it I was going to the chiropractor 3 times a week. I not only got relief, but I was able to walk for exercise again too. I was taking pain medicine at the time as well, but that's because I have several painful conditions. I have tried Lyrica, Cymbalta, and Tramadol as mentioned in previous posts, and for me the Lyrica worked the best.

  • Chesbro99

    235d

    I haven't, I was told it could weaken my muscles to get cracked all the time. But not everyone is the same.

  • jax1457

    235d

    I stopped taking gabapentin. It made my ankle swell. I do take duloxetine which is Cymbalta. It seems to work. I'm also taking ashwaganda

    • Cat.Mom

      235d

      what does the ashwaganda do for you?

      • jax1457

        230d

        it's mixed with my magnesium. I definitely had some anxiety which could be a result of the fibro or the perimenopause. I've seen my anxiety definitely decrease.

  • Cat.Mom

    235d

    Gabapentin made me sleep walk. Fell several times. Down the steps. Broke both collet bones. At different falls. Never take it again.

    • DebbieDoo

      233d

      Gabapentin did nothing for me

    • jax1457

      230d

      at one point I was on amitriptyline. It had me tired all day long

  • Chesbro99

    234d

    It's crazy how gabapentin affect everyone so different

  • frausto86

    233d

    Thank you everyone for your input I appreciate it. I have a Dr's apt soon so will be discussing it

  • DebbieDoo

    233d

    OMG you poor baby ! Why can't Dr.s just give us wat works.oh wen I was on Oxycontin, my doc sed lemme know if you get addicted and I'll yank it idiot Rrrrright foolio.those ppl that don't need it and are dealing it screw it up for those who need it

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