Acupuncture in Conjunction with Drug Therapy in the Treatment of Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia

  title={Acupuncture in Conjunction with Drug Therapy in the Treatment of Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia},
  author={Dominic P. Lu and Gabriel P Lu and Ping-Shi Wu},
In this study, 35 patients who suffered from glossopharyngeal neuralgia and received acupuncture with drug therapy were divided into 4 groups according to the medication they were prescribed to take. Those who took phenytoin were placed in Group I, those took gabapentin were in Group II, those who took carbamazepine were categorized as Group III, and those took amitriptyline and gabapentin belonged to Group IV. All patients received 4 sessions of acupuncture treatments. The clinical effect of… 

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