Review: Tricyclic antidepressants, capsaicin, gabapentin, and oxycodone are effective for postherpetic neuralgia

Lancaster, Tim; McQuay, Henry
September 2002
ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 137 Issue 2, p52
Academic Journal
Presents a systematic review of literature on effective treatments for reducing pain or disability in patients with postherpetic neuralgia (PHN). Comments on treatment choice for PHN; Study selection and data extraction; Analysis of the effectiveness of tricyclic antidepressants, anticonvulsants, capsaicin and oxycodone.


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