The effect of duloxetine on primary pain symptoms in Parkinson disease.

@article{Djaldetti2007TheEO,
  title={The effect of duloxetine on primary pain symptoms in Parkinson disease.},
  author={Ruth Djaldetti and Shlomit Yust-Katz and Vadim Kolianov and Eldad Melamed and Ron Dabby},
  journal={Clinical neuropharmacology},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={201-5}
}
OBJECTIVES To study the effect of duloxetine (Cymbalta), a selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, on pain symptoms in Parkinson Disease (PD). METHODS/PATIENTS Twenty-three patients with PD with painful phenomena were treated with duloxetine for 6 weeks in an open-label design. Assessments were performed before and at treatment completion and consisted of a Visual Analogue Scale, the Brief Pain Inventory, Short-Form McGill Pain Questionnaire, Parkinson Disease Quality of… CONTINUE READING

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