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Very little is known about how FM and CFS/ME works. FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES isworking towards solving the FM/CFS/ME puzzle by investigating these diseases in their entirety. My hope is to find a cause, which will point to a cure, thereby eradicating these illnesses completely.

Fibromyalgia and CFS/ME patients often take several medications to manage their symptoms. Wouldn't you like to know what other patients are taking and what they think about their medications? View the results of this survey below.


1. Medications You Take or Have Taken
Antidepressants (Amitriptyline, Elavil, Endep, Celexa, Paxil, Prozac, etc.) 88
Anti-Seizure Medications (Ativan, Depakote, Klonopin, Gabapentin, Neurontin, Pregabalin, Lyrica, etc.) 74
Cox-2 inhibitors (Celebrate, Celecoxib, Tramadol, Ultram, etc.) 54
Dopamine Agonists (Pramipexole, Mirapex, Ropinirole, Requip, etc.) 6
Investigational Medications (Dextromethorphan, Cannabis, Guaifenesin, etc.) 22
Muscle Relaxants (Soma, Robaxin, Methocarbamol, Skelaxin, Metaxalone, Norflex, Flexeril, etc.) 54
Opioids (Morphine, Codeine, Oxycodone, OxyContin, Propoxyphene, Darvon, Hydrocodone, Vicodin, Hydromorphone, Dilaudid, Meperidine, Demerol, etc.) 68
NSAID'S (Aspirin, Naproxen, Aleve, Ibuprofen, Advil, Motrin, Voltaren, Orudis, Naprosyn, etc.) 76
Sleep Medications (i.e.:Ambien, Lunesta, Klonopin, Desyrel, etc.) 54
None - Doesn't Apply 1
Other 20
    100 Answered
    0 Skipped Question

2. Medications That Were MOST HELPFUL?
Antidepressants (Amitriptyline, Elavil, Endep, Celexa, Paxil, Prozac, etc.) 39
Anti-Seizure Medications (Ativan, Depakote, Klonopin, Gabapentin, Neurontin, Pregabalin, Lyrica, etc.) 40
Cox-2 inhibitors (Celebrate, Celecoxib, Tramadol, Ultram, etc.) 21
Dopamine Agonists (Pramipexole, Mirapex, Ropinirole, Requip, etc.) 0
Investigational Medications (Dextromethorphan, Cannabis, Guaifenesin, etc.) 8
Muscle Relaxants (Soma, Robaxin, Methocarbamol, Skelaxin, Metaxalone, Norflex, Flexeril, etc.) 33
Opioids (Morphine, Codeine, Oxycodone, OxyContin, Propoxyphene, Darvon, Hydrocodone, Vicodin, Hydromorphone, Dilaudid, Meperidine, Demerol, etc.) 48
NSAID'S (Aspirin, Naproxen, Aleve, Ibuprofen, Advil, Motrin, Voltaren, Orudis, Naprosyn, etc.) 21
Sleep Medications (i.e.:Ambien, Lunesta, Klonopin, Desyrel, etc.) 27
None - Doesn't Apply 12
Other 20
    95 Answered
    5 Skipped Question

3. Medications That Were LEAST HELPFUL
Antidepressants (Amitriptyline, Elavil, Endep, Celexa, Paxil, Prozac, etc.) 31
Anti-Seizure Medications (Ativan, Depakote, Klonopin, Gabapentin, Neurontin, Pregabalin, Lyrica, etc.) 28
Cox-2 inhibitors (Celebrate, Celecoxib, Tramadol, Ultram, etc.) 25
Dopamine Agonists (Pramipexole, Mirapex, Ropinirole, Requip, etc.) 6
Investigational Medications (Dextromethorphan, Cannabis, Guaifenesin, etc.) 11
Muscle Relaxants (Soma, Robaxin, Methocarbamol, Skelaxin, Metaxalone, Norflex, Flexeril, etc.) 10
Opioids (Morphine, Codeine, Oxycodone, OxyContin, Propoxyphene, Darvon, Hydrocodone, Vicodin, Hydromorphone, Dilaudid, Meperidine, Demerol, etc.) 11
NSAID'S (Aspirin, Naproxen, Aleve, Ibuprofen, Advil, Motrin, Voltaren, Orudis, Naprosyn, etc.) 35
Sleep Medications (i.e.:Ambien, Lunesta, Klonopin, Desyrel, etc.) 11
None - Doesn't Apply 10
Other 8
    89 Answered
    11 Skipped Question

4. Vitamins and/or Supplements You Use?
Asian Ginseng 5
Carnitine 7
CoQ10 13
DHEA 5
Kava 2
Licorice Root 2
Magnesium Malate 19
Multi-Vitamin 44
NADH 4
SAM-e 0
Vitamin B12 43
Vitamin D 52
None - Doesn't Apply 15
Other 24
    91 Answered
    9 Skipped Question

5. Vitamins and/or Supplements That Were MOST HELPFUL?
Asian Ginseng 2
Carnitine 4
CoQ10 9
DHEA 5
Kava 1
Licorice Root 1
Magnesium Malate 11
Multi-Vitamin 19
NADH 2
SAM-e 0
Vitamin B12 31
Vitamin D 25
None - Doesn't Apply 28
Other 16
    82 Total Answered
    18 Skipped Question
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