Effects of lidocaine patch on intradermal capsaicin-induced pain: a double-blind, controlled trial.

@article{Lam2011EffectsOL,
  title={Effects of lidocaine patch on intradermal capsaicin-induced pain: a double-blind, controlled trial.},
  author={Vicky Y Lam and Mark Wallace and Gery Schulteis},
  journal={The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society},
  year={2011},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={323-30}
}
UNLABELLED This study evaluated the effects of topical lidocaine on skin sensation and on intradermal capsaicin-induced pain and hyperalgesia. A randomized, double-blinded, placebo controlled methodology was used. After baseline sensory testing, a placebo patch and a lidocaine patch were randomized to the volar aspect of the left or right forearm for 4 hours. The right forearm patch was removed, the sensory testing was repeated, and capsaicin was injected intradermally at the site. Pain scores… CONTINUE READING