Gabapentin for Chronic Neuropathic Pain and Fibromyalgia

This review is an update of a review published in 2011, itself a major update of previous reviews published in 2005 and 2000, investigating the effects of gabapentin in chronic neuropathic pain (pain due to nerve damage). Antiepileptic drugs are used to manage chronic neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia. OBJECTIVES: To assess the analgesic efficacy and… Continue reading Gabapentin for Chronic Neuropathic Pain and Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia-Gabapentin- New study about Brain Fog Occurrence

Research suggests that people with fibromyalgia have too much glutamate in certain parts of their brain, so gabapentin has long been prescribed for it. But is it effective? Research is mixed. Two reviews of the evidence disagree. One released in 2016 found that gabapentin is an effective fibromyalgia treatment,3 while another, published in 2017,4 A… Continue reading Fibromyalgia-Gabapentin- New study about Brain Fog Occurrence

List of Common Muscle Relaxers

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Muscle relaxers are used in addition to rest, physical therapy, and other measures to relieve discomfort. They are typically prescribed for short-term use to treat acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions. Muscle relaxers are occasionally prescribed for chronic pain (pain lasting longer than 3 months). Muscle relaxants are medications that help reduce muscle spasms, which are involuntary… Continue reading List of Common Muscle Relaxers