I was diagnosed w/fibro about 6 months ago and could use some advice. I tried Cymbalta, but had too many side effects. I haven't tried any other medications, yet. I have a lot of chronic pain in my hands/arms and driving very far seems to be a trigger. I have just had a job opportunity pop up that would require me to drive about 50 minutes each way. I went for the interview on Tuesday morning and have been in really bad pain since then. If I get the job, is it realistic to think that I could drive that far daily? Do the medications people talk about give that much relief? My hands were so crippled up this morning that I couldn't do simple tasks and driving very far would have been out of the question. I would appreciate any advice or tips. It's a great job for me, which is why I'm hoping there is a way to get relief that won't leave me so drugged that I can't work or drive safely.View Thread
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