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Beeble

725d

my doctor told me "fibro medications are frustrating don't bother with them" help

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    • MsDaisyMae

      77d

      One, it is best to have a rheumatologist to diagnose then work with a trusted primary care.

    • MsDaisyMae

      77d

      One, it is best to have a rheumatologist to diagnose then work with a trusted primary care.

    • Smash

      721d

      I take nortriptyline at night before bed and it’s been helping! And it helps with sleep too which is nice. I have less nights of waking up in pain

    • killerkay42

      721d

      BEEEECH PLEASE. I take pregabalin 3x daily and its LIFE CHANGING.

    • JustRachelle

      721d

      In my opinion the side effects from most of those medications is what bothers me.. I would try to go a natural route of healing.. if you can get medical marijuana in your state I would say that’s the best route.. outside of that I would say a muscle relaxer every now and then so that you don’t get addicted.

    • Fibrofoggirl

      723d

      For me tramadol seems to work best

      • Beeble

        722d

        @Fibrofoggirl do you find it has many side effects?

        • Fibrofoggirl

          721d

          @Beeble no I don’t get any side affects but everyone is different

    • Breezy1012

      723d

      Id say dont borher with that dr then. I tired for years to be put on lyrica i had to fight and move drs a few timed but finally got prescribed lyrica and makes the world of difference

      • Beeble

        722d

        @Breezy1012 how are the side effects of Lyrica?

    • queerspoons

      723d

      Seconding finding a new doctor. It may take a while, but there’s likely a medication that will help you. For me, I had really bad allodynia - cymbalta was a life saver. My other meds aren’t super super helpful, but they take the edge off at least!

      • Beeble

        722d

        @queerspoons I just looked this up and omg that sounds just like me!

    • feellicks

      725d

      get a new doctor and/or ask to try gabapentin

      • Beeble

        723d

        @feellicks I got gabapentin and it seemed to make me flare. I take it every once and a while

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