Outcomes of pregabalin in lumbar-disease patients with depression.

  title={Outcomes of pregabalin in lumbar-disease patients with depression.},
  author={Tomoko Tetsunaga and Tomonori Tetsunaga and Masato Tanaka and Yoshihisa Sugimoto and Tomoyuki Takigawa and Toshifumi Ozaki},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association},
  volume={19 2},
BACKGROUND The anti-seizure drug pregabalin is currently used for peripheral neuropathic pain, including degenerative lumbar disease with a neuropathic component. Although there are many reports associated with pregabalin, treatment outcome in low back pain (LBP) patients with depression remains uncertain. This study investigated the outcomes of pregabalin… CONTINUE READING