That could mean that drug therapy alone, rather than the pricey, artery-opening devices, is all that's needed for certain patients, the researchers said.
Doctors say it can treat intense pain, but patients should stay on the drug for shortest time possible
Tell your doctor if you or anyone in your family has a substance abuse problem
Small chance that prescription narcotic painkillers, over-the-counter meds were mingled together
Medication appeared least effective treatment in small study
Patients in small, preliminary study had pain relief in calves, feet
Sleep problems linked to the painful condition, especially in middle age and beyond, study says
Carisoprodol, when misused or taken with other meds, can have dangerous sedative effects