Rapid Management of Trigeminal Neuralgia and Comorbid Major Depressive Disorder With Duloxetine

@article{Hsu2014RapidMO,
  title={Rapid Management of Trigeminal Neuralgia and Comorbid Major Depressive Disorder With Duloxetine},
  author={Chung-Chih Hsu and Chun-Wei Chang and Chia-Ho Peng and Chih-Sung Liang},
  journal={Annals of Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2014},
  volume={48},
  pages={1090 - 1092}
}
Objective: To describe a case of a patient diagnosed with major depressive disorder whose trigeminal neuralgia was unexpectedly but rapidly and efficiently responsive to duloxetine. Case Summary: A 37-year-old woman was diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia, and the initial treatment with carbamazepine 800 mg/d did not improve her pain. In the following 3 years, she was poorly responsive to the combination therapy with several medications, including carbamazepine, valproate, baclofen, diclofenac… 
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