Category Archives: Analgesics

DEATH BY PRESCRIPTION PAINKILLER From the News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton Posted on June 17, 2014 by Stone Hearth News The number of deaths involving commonly prescribed painkillers is higher than the number of deaths by overdose from heroin and … Continue reading

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Chewable Aspirin Is Best for the Heart

From the FMS Global News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton (UK) Courtesy WebMD.com Study Shows Chewable Aspirin Is Absorbed More Quickly Than Solid Tablets By Bill Hendrick – Reviewed by Elizabeth Klodas, MD, FACC – WebMD Health News May 15, 2009 … Continue reading

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Back Pain – Medication and Addiction

From the FMS Global News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton (UK) Courtesy of WebMD.com How can we balance the risk of drug abuse with the suffering caused by untreated back pain? By R. Morgan Griffin – Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD … Continue reading

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Addition of Lyrica Significantly Improved Generalized Anxiety Disorder Symptoms in Patients Who Responded Only Partially to Previous GAD Treatments

From the FMS Global News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton (UK) First Large, Placebo-Controlled Study to Demonstrate Efficacy of Lyrica as Add-on Therapy Strategy in Difficult-to-Treat GAD Patients May 19, 2009 03:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The addition of … Continue reading

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FDA Requires Additional Labelling for Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers and Fever Reducers to Help Consumers Use Products Safely

From the FMS Global News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton (UK) Courtesy FDA US Food and Drugs Administration – For Immediate Release The Food and Drug Administration issued a final rule today that requires manufacturers of over-the-counter (OTC) pain relievers and … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia and Epilepsy Drug Lyrica Helps Restless Leg Sufferers, Researchers Say

From the FMS Global News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton (UK) Courtesy of attorneyatlaw.com Legal Briefs Lyrica, the Pfizer drug for treatment of the chronic pain disorder fibromyalgia and preventing epileptic seizures, also appears to benefit people who cannot get to … Continue reading

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Lyrica Significantly Reduced Pain and Improved Other Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Peripheral Nerve Pain, New Data Show

From the FMS Global News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton (UK) SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE) Patients suffering from post-traumatic peripheral nerve pain treated with Lyrica® (pregabalin) capsules CV experienced significantly reduced pain compared to those taking placebo, according to new data presented today … Continue reading

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Still no treatment in Europe for the 14 million FMS patients trapped in pain!

From the FMS Global News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton (UK) Press Release from ENFA – 29.04.2009 Brussels, (29.04.2009) Last week was high on activities for the Fibromyalgia community, on one hand the European Network of Fibromyalgia Associations (ENFA) met with … Continue reading

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Minister calls for pain indicators in QOF (Quality

From the FMS Global News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton (UK) Courtesy of PulseToday.com By Nigel Praities -21 Apr 09 A Government minister has invited applications for new pain management indicators for the QOF in a parliamentary debate held yesterday. Health … Continue reading

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Fear Keeps Many From Fighting RA Pain

Study Shows Fear of Drug Interactions, Side Effects, and Addiction May Hinder Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain Relief. More than 2 million American’s struggle with the effects of RA. Continue reading

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