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Gabapentin for chronic neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults.

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BACKGROUND: This review updates parts of two earlier Cochrane reviews investigating effects of gabapentin in chronic neuropathic pain (pain due to nerve damage). Antiepileptic drugs are used to manage pain, predominantly for chronic neuropathic pain, especially when the pain is lancinating or burning. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the analgesic effectiveness and adverse effects of gabapentin for chronic neuropathic pain management. SEARCH STRATEGY: We identified randomised trials of gabapentin in a...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
McQuay, HJ More by this author
Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Volume:
3
Issue:
3
Pages:
CD007938
Publication date:
2011
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:754a72b6-b693-424a-b8d8-047236b4a9b3
Source identifiers:
241214
Local pid:
pubs:241214

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