xotrashkittenxo

270d

Anyone else get the fibro insomnia? Like I’m in too much pain to sleep.

Generalized pain

Gabapentin

Cyclobenzaprine

Amitriptyline

Tizanidine

Fibromyalgia (FM)

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  • Chesbro99

    269d

    I use to before my muscles realizer

    • xotrashkittenxo

      269d

      I wish my dr would give me some

  • Katie86

    269d

    Yes it takes me hours to fall asleep even after i take my sleep meds.

  • pixiestick

    269d

    yes omg

  • AmyM

    269d

    Yes

  • HJA

    269d

    Literally right now.

  • Belugabear

    269d

    Yep! I never called it fibro insomnia but I love that! Funny thing is, sleep generally helps my pain! But then I can’t fall asleep so it’s worse and then I need to sleep even more….it’s a vicious cycle!

  • Brittany.Sharp

    269d

    Yes. So much so!

  • PibblesandTea

    269d

    This is my life.

  • MommaBear817

    269d

    I used to severely struggle with my insomnia. I read a few studies last year that showed that the fibro brain causes deep sleep deprivation since it never relaxes or "turns off" enough for the body to achieve actual deep sleep. After that, I did some research and found that gabapentin is great for nerve pain as well as promoting deep sleep (I think it's technically a sedative). I started taking 300mg am, midday and pm - I now take 600mg am and midday with 900mg at night. (As well as 20mg cyclobenzaprine). I went from a career insomniac to sleeping like a baby!

  • Greeny

    269d

    Yep! My doctor put me on amitriptyline for it. It’s been working well so far.

  • bluedragon

    268d

    Weed helps!

  • bluedragon

    268d

    All the insomnia meds I was prescribed made me feel like 😵‍💫🧟‍♀️ & the fog from not sleeping can be terrible, I hope this can kind of help

  • Zenia

    268d

    Yea all the time, in fact I can't sleep most nights unless I take something to help me sleep

  • secretly.alex

    267d

    Me and my fibro friends call it painsomnia

  • significant_fig

    266d

    Very often, but I take my nerve blockers and my other meds and I eventually knock out

  • Beithne

    265d

    I take gabapentin, tizanadine and celexa at night and still can't sleep. I can get sleepy but as soon as I try to sleep I'm wide awake and hurting.

    • KittyKat123

      62d

      celexa caused me to have insomnia.

  • PibblesandTea

    255d

    Every night

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