FDA Approves Again! Fibromyalgia Drugs Making News
Posted Sep 28 2008 5:17pm
According to WebMD Health news, FDA Approves Cymbalta for use in Fibromyalgia Patients. Cymbalta is the first anti-depressent to be approved for use and the second FDA approved drug for the treatment of Fibromyalgia.
After 2 studies and 800 + Patients the drug is approved for use. Cymbalta also treats conditions such as:
General Anxiety Disorder
Diabetic Peripheral Neuopathic pain
There has been some questions related to the drug Cymbalta in the past. It was stated in 2006 that Cymbalta causes Suicidal tendancies in young adults. To read more about this claim click here.
With this hanging over the drug it still was FDA approved for use in Fibromyalgia patients. Take with care….
Until next time,
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