TITLE

Review: Tricyclic antidepressants, anticonvulsants, opioids, and capsaicin cream are effective treatments for diabetic neuropathy

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 148 Issue 1, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a clinical study that evaluates the effectiveness of treatments for painful diabetic neuropathy. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study was conducted. The study indicated that the tricyclic antidepressants, traditional and newer-generation anti-convulsants, opioid, duloxerine and capsaicin cream are effective short-term therapy for painful diabetic neuropathy in adults.
ACCESSION #
28694418

 

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