Corpus ID: 11410543

Efficacy of Palmitoylethanolamide for Pain: A Meta-Analysis.

  title={Efficacy of Palmitoylethanolamide for Pain: A Meta-Analysis.},
  author={Bekir B. Artukoglu and Chad Beyer and Adi Zuloff-Shani and E. Brener and M. Bloch},
  journal={Pain physician},
  volume={20 5},
  • Bekir B. Artukoglu, Chad Beyer, +2 authors M. Bloch
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Pain physician
  • BACKGROUND Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) is a cannabimimetic compound that has been investigated as an analgesic agent in animal models and clinical trials. OBJECTIVES We conducted a meta-analysis to examine the efficacy of PEA for treating pain in randomized, controlled trials. STUDY DESIGN Systematic review and meta-analysis. SETTING This meta-analysis examined all randomized, controlled trials involving the effect of PEA on pain score. METHODS We searched PubMed and Embase for… CONTINUE READING
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