How long will fibromyalgia pain relief with Lyrica last?

It's hard to say how long relief from fibromyalgia pain will last after you take Lyrica, because the drug's effectiveness varies from person to person. In one study, researchers followed people with fibromyalgia who experienced significant pain relief during the first six weeks of treatment with Lyrica. Six months later, about half of those people were still experiencing significant pain relief from Lyrica, while pain relief had lessened in the other half of people with fibromyalgia.

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