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Prescribing for people with pain originating in the nervous system. Part 1. Tricyclic antidepressants

Simon Davies

in Long-term pain

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ISBN: 9780199214150
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729911 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199214150.003.0008
Prescribing for people with pain originating in the nervous system. Part 1. Tricyclic antidepressants

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This is the first of two chapters describing how drugs which are not usually classed as analgesics can be used to treat neuropathic pain. Chapter 8 is about tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) and Chapter 9 about anticonvulsants. There is also a table which suggests how the drugs can be prescribed.

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Subjects: Anaesthetics ; Pain Medicine

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