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Pregabalin for acute and chronic pain in adults.

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BACKGROUND: Antiepileptic drugs have been used in pain management since the 1960s. Pregabalin is a recently developed antiepileptic drug also used in management of chronic neuropathic pain conditions. OBJECTIVES: To assess analgesic efficacy and associated adverse events of pregabalin in acute and chronic pain. SEARCH STRATEGY: We searched MEDLINE, EMBASE, and CENTRAL to May 2009 for randomised controlled trials (RCTs). Additional studies were identified from the reference lists of retrieved ...

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Straube, S More by this author
Wiffen, PJ More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
McQuay, HJ More by this author
Journal:
Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online)
Issue:
3
Publication date:
2009
EISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:58d7e251-19ee-48ea-8341-9bd7a55ed283
Source identifiers:
243491
Local pid:
pubs:243491
Language:
English

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