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13 Mistakes Fibromyalgia Patients Make

Dealing with the constant, daily pain of fibromyalgia can be tough. But the task can be even tougher if you fall into some common traps. Learn how to avoid mistakes that can make it even harder to cope with fibromyalgia.

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Refusing to consider off-label drugs

Off-label drugs are those that are approved for use with one condition but frequently given to people with another condition.

For instance, fibromyalgia patients are often treated with antidepressants, even though not all antidepressants are specifically approved for this condition.

Some people get dramatic relief with both older and newer generations of antidepressants.

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