Lyrica (pregabalin) is now the first drug approved in Canada for fibromyalgia

Lyrica (pregabalin) is now the first drug approved in Canada for fibromyalgia.

But that doesn't mean that it should be used first-line.

Lyrica is only modestly effective for fibromyalgia...and its efficacy can wane after weeks or months. Recommend starting with low-impact exercise...cognitive behavioural therapy...and improving sleep.

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