February 28, 2012

Confirmation: Low-Dose Naltrexone Eases Fibromyalgia Pain


A new study, reported here at the American Academy of Pain Medicine 28th Annual Meeting, shows that a low dose of the opioid antagonist naltrexone significantly reduces daily pain in patients with fibromyalgia…Asked to comment on the findings, session moderator James Watson, MD, from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, said that "it is pretty novel as a treatment. I think the data were exciting, actually."

Medscape, by Kate Johnson, 02/27/2012

Tags: 28th Annual Meeting, American Academy of Pain Medicine, Fibromyalgia, James Watson, Mayo Clinic Rochester, opioid antagonist naltrexone, Research

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