2 Fibromyalgia Therapies Used in Combination Seen in Study to Offer Superior Relief

2 Fibromyalgia Therapies Used in Combination Seen in Study to Offer Superior Relief
QueensUlogo2A team of researchers at Queens University in Ontario, Canada, report discovering a more effective technique for treating fibromyalgia. Results of a trial led by the scientists suggest that combining Lyrica (pregabalin), an anti-seizure drug, with Cymbalta (duloxetine), an antidepressant — drugs that have been proven, individually, to treat fibromyalgia pain — can safely improve patient outcomes. GilronI3“Previous evidence supports added benefits with some drug combinations in fibromyalgia,” Dr. Ian Gilron, a professor of Anesthesiology, and Biomedical Sciences, and Director of Clinical Pain Research at the Queen's Centre for Neuroscience Studies, said in a university press release. “We are very excited to present the first evidence demonstrating superiority of a duloxetine-pregabalin combination over either drug alone." The study's findings are published in the
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