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Antiepileptics

Andrew Dickman and Roger Knaggs

in Chronic Pain

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199230280
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199607020 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199230280.003.0005

Series: Oxford Pain Management Library

Antiepileptics

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• Antiepileptics are effective in a wide range of neuropathic pains • Careful titration is required in order to avoid the development of adverse effects • Gabapentin and pregabalin are the only antiepileptics licensed for the treatment of neuropathic pain.

Chapter.  3182 words. 

Subjects: Clinical Medicine ; Pain Medicine

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