Review of Lidocaine Patch 5% Studies in the Treatment of Postherpetic Neuralgia

@article{Davies2004ReviewOL,
  title={Review of Lidocaine Patch 5% Studies in the Treatment of Postherpetic Neuralgia},
  author={Pamela Stitzlein Davies and Dr Bradley S. Galer},
  journal={Drugs},
  year={2004},
  volume={64},
  pages={937-947}
}
Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) is a chronic pain syndrome that disproportionately affects the elderly; its incidence is anticipated to increase as the population ages. PHN presents as pain (continuous burning or intense paroxysmal), most often with tactile allodynia, which may be severe and disabling, resulting in poor quality of life and depression… CONTINUE READING