Duloxetine and Pregabalin for Pain Management in Multiple Rheumatic Diseases Associated with Fibromyalgia

Chiara Angeletti, Cristiana Guetti, Alba Piroli, Paolo Matteo Angeletti, Antonella Paladini, Alessandra Ciccozzi, Franco Marinangeli, Giustino Varrassi
  • Pain Practice, November 2012, Wiley
  • DOI: 10.1111/papr.12009

Fibromyalgia treatment with duloxetine and pregabalin

What is it about?

Fibromyalgia patients are an intriguing challenge. For most of them pharmacotherapy is not always effective. In any case, drugs are the main potentiality for their treatment. This study explores the possibility to treat them with a combination of duloxetine and pregabalin.

Why is it important?

It may increase the success rate of the pharmacotherapy for fibromyalgia patients


Professor Giustino Varrassi
Paolo Procacci Foundation

Multimodal analgesia is always an important approach to pain patients, especially in chronic situations and in difficult patients. Fibromyalgia is an example of disease that must be treated with a multimodal approach, and not always the only pharmacotherapy is sufficient.

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The following have contributed to this page: Professor Giustino Varrassi and Alba Piroli