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Table 7 Medications used by ≥ 25% of the survey responders [% use sorted on "ever used"]

From: An internet survey of 2,596 people with fibromyalgia

Drug (with common USA brand name) Ever used Use now Continuing use Considered helpful
Acetaminophen [Tylenol] 94 35 37 36
Ibuprofen [Motrin, Advil] 87 36 41 51
Naproxen [Naprosyn, Aleve] 66 13 20 39
Cyclobenzaprine [Flexeril] 64 19 30 58
Amitriptyline [Elavil] 55 12 22 42
Aspirin [Ecotrin] 53 10 19 34
Celecoxib [Celebrex] 48 6 13 40
Rofecoxib [Vioxx]* 48 0 0 39
Codeine + APAP [Tylenol #2 or #3 or #4] 47 4 9 55
Tramadol [Ultram] 46 13 28 44
Hydrocodone + APAP [Vicodin] 44 18 41 75
Propoxyphene + APAP [Darvocet] 44 8 18 54
Zolpidem [Ambien] 41 14 34 64
Sertraline [Zoloft] 41 8 20 40
Fluoxetine [Prozac] 39 8 21 42
Paroxetine [Paxil] 36 4 11 32
Buproprion [Wellbutrin] 35 10 29 41
Trazadone [Desyrel] 33 12 36 51
Gabapentin [Neurontin] 33 12 36 46
Aprazolam [Xanax] 33 10 30 70
Oxycodone + APAP [Percocet, Roxicet] 32 7 22 67
Venlafaxine [Effexor] 30 8 27 44
Melatonin [Melatonex] 28 5 18 35
Diazepam [Valium] 28 3 11 65
Tramadol + APAP [Ultracet] 27 7 26 49
Clonazepam [Klonopin] 25 10 40 61
Valdecoxib [Bextra]* 25 0 0 40
  1. * No longer available in the USA