Pregabalin for the treatment of fibromyalgia syndrome: results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

@article{Crofford2005PregabalinFT,
  title={Pregabalin for the treatment of fibromyalgia syndrome: results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.},
  author={Leslie J. Crofford and Michael C. Rowbotham and Philip J. Mease and Irwin Jon Russell and Robert H. Dworkin and A Corbin and James P. Young and Linda Lamoreaux and Susan A. Martin and Uma Sharma},
  journal={Arthritis and rheumatism},
  year={2005},
  volume={52 4},
  pages={
          1264-73
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain and lowered pain threshold. Other prominent symptoms include disordered sleep and fatigue. FMS affects an estimated 2% of the population, predominantly women. This trial was designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of pregabalin, a novel alpha(2)-delta ligand, for treatment of symptoms associated with FMS. METHODS This multicenter, double-blind, 8-week, randomized clinical trial compared the effects… 

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