Pharmacological interventions for pain in patients with temporomandibular disorders.

  title={Pharmacological interventions for pain in patients with temporomandibular disorders.},
  author={Helen R Mujakperuo and Margaret Watson and Roderick Morrison and Tatiana V Macfarlane},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) are a group of disorders affecting the temporomandibular joints and the muscles of mastication. TMDs are treated with a wide range of drugs. The extent to which the use of these drugs is based upon evidence is unknown. OBJECTIVES To assess the effectiveness of pharmacological interventions both alone and in combination with non-pharmacological therapy in relieving pain in patients with chronic TMD. SEARCH STRATEGY Electronic searches of the… CONTINUE READING
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