TITLE

Tratamiento farmacológico de la neuralgia trigeminal con carbamacepina versus carbamacepina en combinación con meloxicam y vitaminas B1, B6 y B12 en el Hospital Central Militar 2008

AUTHOR(S)
Reyes Velázquez, C. D. Joel Omar; Alba, C. D. Ismael Vejar; Rodríguez Andino, C. D. Juan Carlos
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Medicina Oral (16656024);2009, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Trigeminal neuralgia is a syndrome characterized by severe, sharp facial pain, generally unilateral and recurrent, localized in the territory of one or more trigeminal nerve branches. Pharmacologic treatment is still first election.In this study 2 groups of 10 patients with trigeminal neuralgia were included; "Control group" included patients undergoing treatment with 50 milligrams of carbamazepine orally every 6 hours. "Experimental group" included patients with same dose of carbamazepine but meloxicam with vitamins B1, B6 y B12 intramuscular every third day for 2 months was added. Each patient was booked every 15 days to assess their evolution. It was determined that there were significant statistic differences between both groups, reporting a clinical improvement in regard to the intensity, number of episodes and duration of pain in the experimental group, improving the quality of life of this patients.
ACCESSION #
43662568

 

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