What Works

This page is a running list of studies and blog posts highlighting treatments that have been shown to relieve the symptoms of fibromyalgia and ME/CFS. FedUpwithFatigue.com is just a few months old, so I’ll be adding to this list as I increase the content on this site. Bear with me because this is definitely a work in progress!

Evidence-Based Treatment Options for Fibromyalgia – This 2o12 research review by the University of Wisconsin and others found that amitriptyline, pregabalin (Lyrica), duloxetine (Cymbalta) and milnacipran (Savella) “should be considered as first-line options for the treatment of fibromyalgia.” However, the study admits only a minority of patients have significant improvement due to side effects. It concludes that “treatment should be based on a combined pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic approach, which is tailored to each individual patient.”



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