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Valproic acid and sodium valproate for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults.

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BACKGROUND: Valproic acid and its sodium salt (sodium valproate) are antiepileptic drugs that are sometimes used to treat chronic neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia, although they are not licensed for this use. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the analgesic efficacy and adverse effects of valproic acid and sodium valproate in the management of chronic neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia. SEARCH STRATEGY: We identified randomised controlled trials (RCTs) of valproic acid and sodium valproate in acute, an...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Cochrane database of systematic reviews More from this journal
Issue:
10
Pages:
CD009183
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
Language:
English
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pubs:241905
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uuid:d54a28f6-919a-4311-9e09-a140287e511c
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pubs:241905
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241905
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2012-12-19

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