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Fibromyalgia can be clinically defined by widespread pain lasting for longer than 3 months with tenderness on palpation in 11 or more of 18 specified tender points. Many people with fibromyalgia are s...
Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome of unclear pathophysiology. It is believed to be a dysfunction of the CNS, but no definite structural lesion has been identified so far. Despite a number of cha...
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a prototypical autoimmune central nervous system (CNS) disease. Particularly progressive forms of MS (PMS) show significant neuroaxonal damage as consequence of demyelinatio...
Nowadays pain control is one of the most important challenges for physicians, surgeons and anesthesiologists. New drugs and procedures to control pain have always been a major topic for researches.
Pregabalin is a gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) analogue, used to treat neuropathic pain and epilepsy. Pregabalin was registered in Australia in 2005, and publically subsidised in 2013. We aimed to des...
This study will compare pregabalin with placebo over a 15 week period in adolescents with fibromyalgia aged 12-17 years to evaluate the safety and efficacy of pregabalin.
This study will measure the impact of treatment with pregabalin in adult men and women who have a diagnosis of peripheral neuropathic pain (pain caused by a primary lesion of the periphera...
The purpose of the study is to demonstrate the effect of Lyrica on Wake after sleep onset in subjects with fibromyalgia with sleep maintenance disturbance (on polysomnogram)
To assess the efficacy of pregabalin compared to placebo on pain following hysterectomy , measured using subject reported assessments of pain.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic debilitating musculoskeletal pain syndrome. Pregabalin is the only medication that has been approved to treat fibromyalgia in China. Currently, there has been a g...
A gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) derivative that functions as a CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKER and is used as an ANTICONVULSANT as well as an ANTI-ANXIETY AGENT. It is also used as an ANALGESIC in the treatment of NEUROPATHIC PAIN and FIBROMYALGIA.
A common nonarticular rheumatic syndrome characterized by myalgia and multiple points of focal muscle tenderness to palpation (trigger points). Muscle pain is typically aggravated by inactivity or exposure to cold. This condition is often associated with general symptoms, such as sleep disturbances, fatigue, stiffness, HEADACHES, and occasionally DEPRESSION. There is significant overlap between fibromyalgia and the chronic fatigue syndrome (FATIGUE SYNDROME, CHRONIC). Fibromyalgia may arise as a primary or secondary disease process. It is most frequent in females aged 20 to 50 years. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1494-95)
Acute pain that comes on rapidly despite the use of pain medication.
A thiophene derivative and selective NEUROTRANSMITTER UPTAKE INHIBITOR for SEROTONIN and NORADRENALINE (SNRI). It is an ANTIDEPRESSIVE AGENT and ANXIOLYTIC, and is also used for the treatment of pain in patients with DIABETES MELLITUS and FIBROMYALGIA.
A clinical syndrome with acute abdominal pain that is severe, localized, and rapid onset. Acute abdomen may be caused by a variety of disorders, injuries, or diseases.
FMS (fibromyalgia syndrome) is a widespread idiopathic musculoskeletal pain and fatigue disorder, which is chronic. The pain comes from connective tissues, such as muscles, tendons, and ligaments, but not joints and patients describe it as an ache all ov...
An anesthesiologist (US English) or anaesthetist (British English) is a physician trained in anesthesia and perioperative medicine. Anesthesiologists are physicians who provide medical care to patients in a wide variety of (usually acute) situations. ...