Citations with the tag: NEURALGIA -- Treatment
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- Nortriptyline, gabapentin, or both for neuropathic pain.
Kuritzky, Louis // Internal Medicine Alert; 12/15/2009 Supplement, p183
The article presents an observational study that was conducted to several antidepressant drugs in an attempt to find a therapy to neuropathic pain with minimal adverse effects.
- Intrathecal Methylprednisolone for Postherpetic Neuralgia.
Kirchner, Jeffrey T. // American Family Physician; 5/1/2001, Vol. 63 Issue 9, p1838
Discusses research on the effectiveness of intrathecal methylprednisolone in treating postherpetic neuralgia. Reference to a study led by N. Kotani which appeared in the November 23, 2000 issue of `New England Journal of Medicine'; Information on postherpetic neuralgia; Evaluation of pain.
- Baclofen in the Treatment of Neuralgia.
Hershey, Linda A. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Jun84, Vol. 100 Issue 6, p905
Reports on the effectiveness of baclofen in treating patients with trigeminal neuralgia. Drug of choice for treating patients with trigeminal neuralgia; Effect of the mechanisms of action of two drugs.
- Qutenza approved for PHN.
Hershey, Linda A. // Monthly Prescribing Reference; Dec2009, Vol. 25 Issue 12, pA35
The article offers information on the approval of Qutenza for the management of neuropathic pain because of postherpetic neuralgia (PHN).
- Treatment and Prevention of Postherpetic Neuralgia.
Dworkin, Robert H.; Schmader, Kenneth E. // Clinical Infectious Diseases; 4/1/2003, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p877
There have been 4 recent major advances in the treatment of postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) that are based on the results of randomized, controlled trials. These advances are the demonstrations that gabapentin, the lidocaine patch 5%, and opioid analgesics are efficacious in patients with PHN, and...
Dworkin, Robert H.; Schmader, Kenneth E. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1568
A definition of the term "neurexeresis," which refers to the tearing out of a nerve to relieve neuralgia, is presented.
Dworkin, Robert H.; Schmader, Kenneth E. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p152
The medical definition of the term "antineuralgic" is presented, which refers to relieving neuralgia, or a substance that relieves neuralgia.
- Changes in pain intensity of post-herpetic neuralgia following intravenous injections of ketamine hydrochloride.
Tsuneyoshi, Isao; Gushiken, Takashi; Kanmura, Yuichi; Yoshimura, Nozomu // Journal of Anesthesia; 1999, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p53
Presents a study that aimed to clarify the outcome in patients with post-herpetic neuralgia treated with intravenous injections of ketamine hydrochloride. Characteristics of patients with post-herpetic neuralgia treated with ketamine; Visual analogue scale scores for pain experienced before and...
- Management of Herpes Zoster (Shingles) and Postherpetic Neuralgia.
Stankus, Seth John // American Family Physician; 4/15/2000, Vol. 61 Issue 8, p2437
Presents information on the management of herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia. Pathophysiology of varicella-zoster virus; Clinical presentation of herpes zoster; Treatment of herpes zoster.
- Lack of effect of acyclovir on postherpetic neuralgia.
McKendrick, M.W.; McGill, J.I.; Wood, M.J. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 2/18/89, Vol. 298 Issue 6671, p431
Examines the efficacy of acyclovir in treating postherpetic neuralgia. Reduction of pain caused by neuralgia; Analysis of data on the total population of confirmed findings; Incidence of postherpetic neuralgia in the placedo.
- Treatment for Trigeminal Neuralgia.
Zakrzewska, Joanna // Journal of the Canadian Dental Association; Apr2005, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p229
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article about the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia.
- Does acyclovir work for postherpetic neuralgia?
Meyers, Kim C.; H.C.N. // Cortlandt Forum; 3/25/95, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p83
Discusses the effectiveness of acyclovir in treating postherpetic neuralgia. Results of well-controlled, double-blind combines studies on the subject.
- Geniculate neuralgia: Long-term results of surgical treatment.
Pulec, Jack L. // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal; Jan2002, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p30
A rare cause of otalgia is geniculate neuralgia. In its most typical form, it is characterized by severe paroxysmal neuralgic pain centered directly in the ear. The pain can be of a gradual onset and of a dull, persistent nature, but occasionally it is sharp and stabbing. When the pain becomes...
- Postherpetic neuralgia: Search for treatment.
Pulec, Jack L. // HealthFacts; May94, Vol. 19 Issue 180, p1
Looks at results of a British study to determine effectiveness of the antiviral drug acyclovir and corticosteroids in relieving postherpetic neuralgia, a complication of shingles. Report in `New England Journal of Medicine,' 31 March 1994; Findings; Also, two published studies on the use of...
- Which operation for trigeminal neuralgia?
Heines, Stephen J.; Chittum, Christopher J. // Practical Neurology; Feb2003, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p30
Discusses the surgical options for treating trigeminal neuralgia in patients who cannot tolerate pharmacological control of the disease. Radiofrequency rhizotomy; Glycerol rhizolysis and balloon compression; Criteria for selection of surgical procedure.
Heines, Stephen J.; Chittum, Christopher J. // MPR - Pharmacist's Edition; Winter2011/2012, Vol. 5 Issue 4, pA:4
The article offers brief information on Gralise gabapentin tablet for treatment of postherpic neuralgia from Depomed Inc.
- Brain stem infarction: A complication of microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia.
Singh, Daljit; Jagetia, Anita; Sinha, Sanjiv // Neurology India; Sep2006, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p325
A letter to the editor is presented discussing microvasular decompression of trigeminal nerve as the treatment for typical trigeminal neuralgia in patients refractory to medical therapy.
- PA and fish oil.
Carmichael, A. // British Dental Journal; 4/28/2012, Vol. 212 Issue 8, p356
A letter to the editor is presented which discusses a new treatment for trigeminal neuralgia using palmitoyl ascorbate (PA), and lemon fish oil.
- Does B12 ease postherpetic pain?
R.M.D. // Cortlandt Forum; 12/20/95, Vol. 8 Issue 12, p91
Focuses on the use of vitamin B12 in treatment of postherpetic neuralgia. Lack of controlled trials.
- Small Radiation Beam Dosimetry for Radiosurgery of Trigeminal Neuralgia: One Case Analysis.
Garc�a-Gardu�o, O. A.; L�rraga-Guti�rrez, J. M.; Rodr�guez-Villafuerte, M.; Mart�nez-D�valos, A.; Moreno-Jim�nez, S.; Su�rez-Campos, J. J.; Celis, M. A. // AIP Conference Proceedings; 8/11/2008, Vol. 1032 Issue 1, p233
The use of small radiation beams for trigeminal neuralgia (TN) treatment requires high precision and accuracy in dose distribution calculations and delivery. Special attention must be kept on the type of detector to be used. In this work, the use of GafChromic EBT� radiochromic and X-OMAT V2...
- Anti-epileptic Drugs For Pain Management.
Burton, Allen W // Internet Journal of Neurology; 2002, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p28
Antiepileptic drugs (AED's) depress abnormal neuronal discharges and raise the threshold for neural impulse propagation. They have been found to have therapeutic efficacy in neuropathic pain states. Carbamazepine(CZ) and phenytoin (PT) were the drugs of choice for treating trigeminal neuralgia...
- Therapy for postherpetic neuralgia.
Burton, Allen W // American Family Physician; 9/15/94, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p844
Discusses an article in the February 1994 issue of the periodical `Canadian Family Physician' on the therapy for postherpetic neuralgia. Drugs to reduce pain resulting from postherpetic neuralgia in elderly and immunocompromised patients.
Burton, Allen W // Multiple Sclerosis (13524585); Jan99 Supplement 1, Vol. 5 Issue 1, pS144
Presents an abstract of the study 'The Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia Patients With Multiple Sclerosis With G Knife Radiosurgery,' by Terri Biggins and Lawrence Chin.
- Carbamazepine in Morton's neuralgia.
Burton, Allen W // British Medical Journal; 10/13/1979, Vol. 2 Issue 6195, p904
Examines the use of carbamazepine to relieve trigeminal neuralgia. Cause for the reduction in the duration of pain; Effects on the change of regimen from carbamazepine to placebo; Cessation of the intense paroxysms of pain after the third week of taking carbamazepine or placebo.
- Powerful Relief For Post-Shingles Pain.
Burton, Allen W // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter; Apr2001, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p2
Assesses the effectiveness of spinal steroid drug injections in treating post-shingles neuralgia. Background on post-shingles pain; Account of a related study findings.
- Does fluoxetine stop trigeminal neuralgia?
R.M.D. // Cortlandt Forum; 05/25/97, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p156
Describes the effect of fluoxetine on pain and attacks of trigeminal neuralgia. Seratoninergic qualities of fluoxetine; Antidepressants used to treat a variety of chronic, severe pain disorders.
- Winston receives SBIR grant from NIH for postherpetic neuralgia treatment.
R.M.D. // PharmaWatch: CNS; May2012, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p16
The article reports that specialty pharmaceutical company Winston Pharmaceuticals Inc. has received the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the development of a drug for postherpetic neuralgia in 2012.
- Lidocaine patch available for relief of pain associated with postherpetic neuralgia.
Maudlin, Robert K. // Modern Medicine; Nov99, Vol. 67 Issue 11, p59
Provides information on Lidocaine 5% patch used for the treatment of postherpetic neuralgia. Composition of the patch; How the patch is used; Localized adverse reactions.
- Phenytoin quells trigeminal neuralgia pain.
P.G.O.'C. // Cortlandt Forum; 03/25/98, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p152
Reports on the effectiveness of phenytoin in reducing the pain and frequency of attacks of trigeminal neuralgia. Phenytoin's action in reducing the irritability of peripheral nerves; Lists of several anticonvulsant drugs; Carbamazepine as the drug of choice for trigeminal neuralgia.
- Lamotrigine in trigeminal neuralgia secondary to multiple sclerosis.
Leandri, Massimo; Lunardi, Gianluigi; Inglese, Matilde; Messmer-Uccelli, Mich�lle; Mancardi, Gian Luigi; Gottlieb, Alberto; Solaro, Claudio // Journal of Neurology; Jul2000, Vol. 247 Issue 7, p556
Presents a letter to the editor describing the use of lamotrigine in trigeminal neuralgia secondary to multiple sclerosis.
- Topical medications for orofacial neuropathic pain: A review.
Padilla, Mariela; Clark, Glenn T. // Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA); Feb2000, Vol. 131 Issue 2, p184
Focuses on the pharmacotherapy or topical medications for chronic orofacial neuropathic pain disorders such as neuropathies, neuromas and neuralgias. Advantages over systemic administration on regional facial pain; Tabulation of the advantages and disadvantages of different medication delivery...
- Treatment of atypical trigeminal neuralgia with microvascular decompression.
Jian Hai; Shi-Ting Li; Qing-Gang Pan // Neurology India; Mar2006, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p53
Aim: To explore the methods for achieving pain relief in patients with atypical trigeminal neuralgia (TN) using microvascular decompression (MVD). Study Design and Settings: Retrospective study of 26 patients treated during the years 2000 to 2004. Materials and Methods: Twenty-six patients in...
- Invited Comments.
Schaller, B. J.; Leonardi, M. // Neurology India; Mar2006, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p57
The article focuses on the theory of microvascular compression of the root entry zone of trigeminal nerve in case of trigeminal neuralgia. Arterial compression in the root entry zone leads to pathological contacts between a-beta fibres and c-fibres. Logical therapeutic sequence of treatment...
- Review of Second Congress, World Association for Laser Therapy Meeting.
Naeser, Margaret A.; Deuel, Scott K. // Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine; Apr99, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p177
Provides information on research papers presented during the World Association for Laser Therapy Meeting from September 2 through 5, 1998 in Kansas City, Missouri. Disease conditions where laser therapy is applied; Effectiveness of low-level laser therapy in the treatment of post-herpetic...
- Treatment of shingles and post-herpetic neuralgia.
Jolleys, Jacqueline V. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 6/10/89, Vol. 298 Issue 6687, p1537
Examines the treatment of acute herpes zoster and post-herpetic neuralgia. Efficacy of topical idoxuridine; Use of corticosteroids; Therapeutic role of baclofen to control pain.
- EpiCept: promising pain cream offers risky route to lucrative market.
Jolleys, Jacqueline V. // PharmaWatch: CNS; Mar2009, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p15
The article reports on the announcement of EpiCept Corp. for the positive Phase IIb results in post herpetic neuralgia. However, EpiCept faces the challenge of obtaining a broad peripheral neuropathy label as well as concerns over safety issues with the combination of amitriptyline/ketamine. It...
- EpiCept obtains orphan drug designation for pain drug.
Jolleys, Jacqueline V. // PharmaWatch: CNS; Mar2010, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p16
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- Neuroliticka blokada opturatornog �ivca u lecenju idiopatske opturatorne neuralgije.
Culafic, Slobodan; Spaic, Milan; Zoranovic, Uro�; Mi�ovic, Sidor // Vojnosanitetski Pregled: Military Medical & Pharmaceutical Journ; Jun2008, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p492
Introduction. Idiopathic obturator neuralgia is a rare chronic pain condition. It consists of pain radiating from the obturator nerve territory to the inner thigh. However, the symptomatic obturator neuralgia is commonly caused by the obturator canal bowel hernia that causes painful compressive...
- Pain and the Older Patient: Pain management may be big news, but it doesn't always get delivered.
Fishman, Scott M. // Geriatrics; Oct2001, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p13
Introduces a series of articles on the management of osteoarthritis, low back pain and postherpetic neuralgia in aged patients, from the October 2001 issue of `Geriatrics.'
- Acyclovir ester offers comparable results as shingles tx.
Moyer, Paula // Dermatology Times; Jan1996, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p23
Reports on the usage of valacyclovir as compared to acyclovir in treating postherpetic neuralgia. Acyclovir's safety and tolerance; Comments from Dr. Karl R. Beutner, MD. PhD., associate clinical professor of dermatology, University of California, San Francisco; Comparison study between...
- Intravenous immunoglobulin in the treatment of primary trigeminal neuralgia refractory to carbamazepine: a study protocol[ISRCTN33042138].
Goebel, Andreas; Moore, Andrew; Weatherall, Rosamund; Roewer, Norbert; Schedel, Robert; Sprotte, Guenter // BMC Neurology; 2003, Vol. 3, p1
Background: We have recently reported successful treatment of patients with chronic pain syndromes using human pooled intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) in a prospective, open-label cohort study. A randomised, placebo controlled, double blinded study is needed to confirm these results. We chose...
- CONSULT STAT.
Metules, Terri J. // RN; Mar2001, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p77
Answers several questions on pain management. How post-herpetic neuralgia can be treated; Components of ACE inhibitors; Administration of megestrol acetate.
- Intrathecal Methylprednisolone for Intractable Postherpetic Neuralgia.
Kotani, Naoki; Kushikata, Tetsuya; Hashimoto, Hiroshi; Kimura, Futoshi; Muraoka, Masatoshi; Yodono, Misako; Asai, Mizue; Matsuki, Akitomo // New England Journal of Medicine; 11/23/2000, Vol. 343 Issue 21, p1514
Background: There is no effective treatment for intractable postherpetic neuralgia. Because there is evidence that postherpetic neuralgia has an inflammatory component, we assessed treatment with intrathecally administered methylprednisolone to reduce pain in patients with this disorder....
- Physical therapy management of isolated serratus anterior muscle paralysis.
Watson, Cynthia J.; Schenkman, Margaret // Physical Therapy; Mar1995, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p194
Presents a case study of a patient who developed right shoulder pain following upper-extremity exercise. Referral to physical therapy for evaluation and treatment; Diagnosis of patient's condition as isolated paralysis of the serratus anterior muscle; Symptoms of condition; Clinical...
- What is Postherpetic Neuralgia?
Watson, Cynthia J.; Schenkman, Margaret // Shingles: Hope through Research (NINDS); May2010, p8
The article offers information on postherpetic neuralgia, the shingles pain which persists in older adults even after the rash has healed. Details of drugs for the treatment of postherpetic neuralgia alongwith their side effects are presented which include tricyclic antidepressants (TCA),...
- Insufficient evidence to recommend topical lidocaine as first-line treatment for postherpetic neuralgia.
Zakrzewska, Joanna M // Evidence-Based Dentistry; Sep2007, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p85
Data sourcesThe Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group Trials Register, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Medline, Embase, LILACS (Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences), SIGLE (System for Information on Grey Literature in Europe)(for conference proceedings) and...
Daly, David W.; Bewley, D.K.; Hoffenberg, Raymond; Arnott, S.; Bleehen, N.M.; Bodmer, Walter; Kemp, Nigel; Sealy, Russel; Hart, Julian Tudor; Garfield, John; Leger, AS St.; Honigsbaum, Frank; Moonie, Lewis; Milligam, K.A.; Atkinson, R.E.; Schoenfield, P.A.; Maskell, Rosalind; Mohanty, K.C. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 1/28/89, Vol. 298 Issue 6668, p251
Focuses on issues related to medicine in Great Britain. Use of lignocaine-prilocaine cream in postherpetic neuralgia; Management of urinary tract infections in children; Risks of cardiopulmonary bypass operations.
- Japan's healing waters.
Gebicki, Michael // Good Health (ACP Publishing PTY Limited); Jul2010, p186
The article features several onsens or natural hot springs in Japan. The author mentions the Takaragawa Onsen, which offers the largest open-air pools in the country. The Kusaktsu Onsen boasts a highly acidic water, which is good for treating neuralgia, bruises and chronic gynaecological...
- Foramen ovale cannulation guided by intra-operative computed tomography with integrated neuronavigation for the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia.
Lin, Martin Hsiu-Chen; Ming-Hsueh Lee; Ting-Chung Wang; Yu-Kai Cheng; Chen-Hsing Su; Chia-Mao Chang; Jen-Tsung Yang // Acta Neurochirurgica; Aug2011, Vol. 153 Issue 8, p1593
Background: Radiofrequency rhizotomy of the Gasserian ganglion for the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia via percutaneous cannulation of the foramen ovale is facilitated by various localization modalities. In our preliminary study, we described the feasibility of computed tomography (CT) using...
- Herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia.
Watson, C. Peter N. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal; 11/9/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 16, p1713
In this article, the author discusses the management of Herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia in Canada. He stresses the significance of the increased use of the vaccine for Herpes zoster prevention to diminish the impact of the disease. He also emphasizes the need to develop better drugs for...