Imipramine for neuropathic pain in adults.

  title={Imipramine for neuropathic pain in adults.},
  author={Leslie Hearn and Sheena Derry and Tudor Phillips and R Andrew Moore and Phillip J Wiffen},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Antidepressants are widely used to treat chronic neuropathic pain (pain due to nerve damage), usually in doses below those at which they exert antidepressant effects. An earlier review that included all antidepressants for neuropathic pain is being replaced by new reviews of individual drugs examining individual neuropathic pain conditions.Imipramine is a tricyclic antidepressant that is occasionally used to treat neuropathic pain. OBJECTIVES To assess the analgesic efficacy of… CONTINUE READING
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