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The use of sodium oxybate (SXB) in fibromylagia patients reduced pain by 30% or more in 54-58% of patients (versus 35.2% for placebo). SXB also reduced fatigue and sleep disturbance.

Russell J, Holman A, Swick T, Alvarez-Horine S, et al. Sodium Oxybate Reduces Pain, Fatigue, and Sleep Disturbance and Improves Functionality in Fibromyalgia: Results from a 14-week randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Pain. 2011; 152(5): 1007-17. https://insights.ovid.com/pubmed?pmid=21397402

Reference

Title
Sodium Oxybate Reduces Pain, Fatigue, and Sleep Disturbance and Improves Functionality in Fibromyalgia: Results from a 14-week randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
Publication
Pain
Publication Date
2011
Authors
Russell J, Holman A, Swick T, Alvarez-Horine S, et al
Volume & Issue
Volume 152, Issue 5
Pages
1007-17
URL
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