Lyrica (Pregabalin) for Fibromyalgia

The New York Times wrote an article about the drug Lyrica, generic name Pregabalin, manufactured by Pfizer, regularly prescribed to prevent seizures, anxiety and now its newest use, Fibromyalgia.

Lyrica is the first drug to be FDA approved to treat Fibromyalgia.

For some time now Fibromyalgia has been very controversal.  The original doctor who defined Fibromyalgia takes back what he had claimed ealier and says the condition does not exist.  He is now concerned that millions of people will needlessly take drugs like Lyrica. Read the rest of this entry »