Pregabalin beneficial effects on sleep quality or health-related quality of life are poorly correlated with reduction on pain intensity after an 8-week treatment course.

@article{PerezLloret2012PregabalinBE,
  title={Pregabalin beneficial effects on sleep quality or health-related quality of life are poorly correlated with reduction on pain intensity after an 8-week treatment course.},
  author={Santiago Perez-Lloret and Gloria Meza Rojas and Maria Celia Menoni and Gabriela Mariana Ruiz and Carolina Vel{\'a}squez and Hern{\'a}n A. Vera Rodr{\'i}guez and Mar{\'i}a Ver{\'o}nica Rey and And Daniel P Cardinali},
  journal={Clinical neuropharmacology},
  year={2012},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={21-4}
}
BACKGROUND Pregabalin (PGB) has been shown to improve sleep quality and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) as well as pain intensity in patients with neuropathic pain. OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to explore the magnitude of the correlations between changes in pain intensity, sleep quality, and HRQoL after PGB treatment. METHODS One hundred thirty-eight patients with neuropathic pain of any origin and without an adequate response to analgesics received an 8-week treatment… CONTINUE READING
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