Pharmacology and treatment of neuropathic pains.

  title={Pharmacology and treatment of neuropathic pains.},
  author={Troels Staehelin Jensen and Caspar Skau Madsen and N. B. Finnerup},
  journal={Current opinion in neurology},
  volume={22 5},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW This review briefly discusses the definition and clinical presentation of neuropathic pain and highlights recent advances in the treatment of neuropathic pain. RECENT FINDINGS Recent publications have confirmed the efficacy of tricyclic antidepressants, gabapentin, pregabalin, opioids, and tramadol for various neuropathic pain conditions. Selective serotonin noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors have been found to reduce pain in painful neuropathy. The new anticonvulsant… CONTINUE READING
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