Lyrica works to control nerve pain and is approved to treat fibromyalgia
. Lyrica is a trade name and Pregabalin is the actual name of the medication
. Lyrica is a hybrid, so to speak, and similar to gabapentin or Neurontin. Neurontin is approved for use to treat seizures but was found to be helpful with individuals with fibromyalgia
Savella is a dual reuptake inhibitor called a SNRI. Which means is it a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor.