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FDA approved drugs for Fibromyalgia 

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is the federal agency for certifying that new drugs are efficacious and safe.

 There are currently 3 drugs that have FDA approval for use in fibromyalgia:

1. Pregabalin (Lyrica)
This medication is also approved for use in:
Neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy
Neuropathic pain associated with postherpetic neuralgia
Adjunctive therapy for adult patients with partial onset seizures

2. Duloxetine (Cymbalta)
This medication is also approved for use in:
Major depressive disorder
Neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy
Generalized anxiety disorder

3. Milnacipran (Savella)
 This is an anti-depressant medication that is similar in action to duloxetine.
 It is only approved for use in fibromyalgia.

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