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Table 2 Painkillers and sleeping pills used by patients with fibromyalgia

From: Treatment data from the Brazilian fibromyalgia registry (EpiFibro)

Therapeutic modalitiesn(%)*
NSAIDs204(45.4)
Analgesics164(36.5)
Benzodiazepines73(16.3)
Other antidepressants31(6.9)
Topiramate16(3.6)
Carbamazepine12(2.7)
Opioids4(0.9)
Zolpidem4(0.9)
Pramipraxole2(0.4)
  1. NSAIDs nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs; *: percentage over the total of 449 patients using any off-label medication