Oral nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for neuropathic pain.

  title={Oral nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for neuropathic pain.},
  author={R Andrew Moore and Ching-Chi Chi and Phillip J Wiffen and Sheena Derry and Andrew S. Rice},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Although often considered to be lacking adequate evidence, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are widely used in the management of neuropathic pain. Previous surveys found 18% to 47% of affected people reported using NSAIDs specifically for their neuropathic pain, although possibly not in the United Kingdom (UK). OBJECTIVES To assess the analgesic efficacy of oral NSAIDs for chronic neuropathic pain in adults, when compared to placebo or another active intervention, and… CONTINUE READING
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