Efficacy of piroxicam patch compared to lidocaine patch for the treatment of postherpetic neuralgia.


BACKGROUND The lidocaine patch has been effectively used as a first-line therapy to treat neuropathic pain such as postherpetic neuralgia (PHN). OBJECTIVE To evaluate the safety and efficacy of the topical piroxicam patch as a treatment option for the treatment of PHN. METHODS Eighteen patients completed a 3-session study, applying three different… (More)
DOI: 10.5021/ad.2011.23.2.162

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