The evidence for pharmacological treatment of neuropathic pain

  title={The evidence for pharmacological treatment of neuropathic pain},
  author={N. B. Finnerup and S\oren Hein Sindrup and Troels Staehelin Jensen},
Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials on neuropathic pain treatment are accumulating, so an updated review of the available evidence is needed. Studies were identified using MEDLINE and EMBASE searches. Numbers needed to treat (NNT) and numbers needed to harm (NNH) values were used to compare the efficacy and safety of different treatments for a number of neuropathic pain conditions. One hundred and seventy-four studies were included, representing a 66% increase in published… CONTINUE READING
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