functional somatic syndrome


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functional somatic syndrome

Any of several poorly understood conditions in the group that includes multiple chemical sensitivity syndrome, sick building syndrome, repetition stress injury, chronic whiplash, chronic fatigue syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome, and fibromyalgia syndrome.
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It therefore shares a pharmacological profile with the TCAs, considered the most effective drugs for treatment of many Functional Somatic Syndromes, while appearing to lack the side effects associated with TCAs.
Functional Somatic Syndromes are a group of chronic pain syndromes that present both physical complaints, such as pain, and psychiatric symptoms, such as depressed mood.
Cypress has recently sponsored two workshops in which the company has met with leading psychiatrists and depression researchers to plan a clinical program to study the psychiatric benefits of milnacipran in Functional Somatic Syndromes patients.
Cypress is committed to be the innovator and commercial leader in providing products for the treatment of patients with Functional Somatic Syndromes, such as FMS, and other related chronic pain and central nervous system disorders.
com/ , contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 including statements about the potential increase of the liquidity of our stock and visibility of our company, the potential of milnacipran to treat FMS and other related Functional Somatic Syndromes and entering into a strategic transaction.
Cypress Bioscience is committed to be the innovator and commercial leader in providing products for the treatment of patients with Functional Somatic Syndromes, such as FMS, and other related chronic pain and central nervous system disorders.
com, contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 including statements about the potential of milnacipran to treat FMS and other related Functional Somatic Syndromes and entering into a strategic transaction.
FMS is one of several related Functional Somatic Syndromes (FSS), such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, that have many overlapping pain and psychiatric characteristics.
Cypress is committed to be the innovator and commercial leader in providing products for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with Functional Somatic Syndromes such as Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) and other related chronic pain and central nervous system disorders.

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