Fibromyalgia: A brief summary for community pharmacists
21 Jul 2017
Fibromyalgia is a medical condition that presents with chronic widespread musculoskeletal pain as well as other symptoms that can disrupt activities of daily living. As the mechanisms and causes of fibromyalgia are not well understood and symptoms vary greatly among patients, it is important for healthcare professionals to fully engage with their patients to be able to deliver an effective treatment plan that is individualized to the specific needs of the patient. Community pharmacists can play a significant role in the management of fibromyalgia.