Differential effect of intravenous S-ketamine and fentanyl on atypical odontalgia and capsaicin-evoked pain.

@article{BaadHansen2007DifferentialEO,
  title={Differential effect of intravenous S-ketamine and fentanyl on atypical odontalgia and capsaicin-evoked pain.},
  author={Lene Baad-Hansen and Gitte Irene Juhl and Troels Staehelin Jensen and Birgitte Brandsborg and Peter Svensson},
  journal={Pain},
  year={2007},
  volume={129 1-2},
  pages={46-54}
}
Atypical odontalgia (AO) is an intraoral pain condition of currently unknown mechanisms. In 10 AO patients and 10 matched healthy controls, we examined the effect of intravenous infusion of an N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonist S-ketamine and a mu-opioid agonist fentanyl on spontaneous AO pain and on an acute intraoral nociceptive input evoked by topical application of capsaicin. The drugs were administered in a randomized, placebo-controlled, cross-over manner. Furthermore… CONTINUE READING

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