When I was diagnosed with this awful thing, my doc prescribed Celebrex for me. Everyone who knew about that prescription sang its praises very highly. I was told that it was a miracle cure and to expect to feel better right away. I took it for 3 months with not a single change in sight. I kept waiting to feel differently, but it just didn't happen. I went back to my doc, told him, and he prescribed Mobic. Again I was told that it was a wonderful new drug that would have me feeling bight eyed and bushy tailed in no time at all. OK, so that's been at least two months now, and still no sign of a bushy tail in sight. Now I have been told that both of these drugs are simply "glorified aspirin" used exclusively for combatting inflamation. aarrrrghhhh!!! The only thing that seems to have any affect so far on this pain is hydracodone, and it must be in massive doses. I have started to look into different things that are out there, but I am curious as to the meds that I have already tried. Does anyone know if they have ever been any good to anyone with this disease, or if they are, as I'm now being told, fancy aspirin?