Have you discussed Cymbalta, Lyrica, Savella with your Rheumy? These are not "pain meds" but are the 3 FDA approved meds for Fibro.
Also, have you read through the posts listed in Fibro 101? there are several recomendations for vitamines and OTC meds that might provide some relief.
Also, there is no shame in firing a doctor if you do not feel you are being treated adequately. I recently fired a Neurologist who would not explain why he wanted to do tests or treatments.
What meds does she have you taking currently? While she is right that there is no cure for Fibro, she should be working to help you maintain as high a quality of life as is possible.
God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and love and of a sound mind.
DX: Fibromyalgia, Multiple Herniated/Desicated Discs, Multiple Neuropathies, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Nystagmus, Low D, Low T, High CSF Protien, Depression.
RX: Cymbalta 60mg, Lyrica 450mg, Savella 100mg, Zanaflex 4-8mg, Trazodone 50mg, Testostorone 75mg, Epidural Steriod Injections. OTC: D3 5-6000IU, Magnesium/Malic Acid, Calcium, B-12, GNC MegaMen Energy Vitapack.