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Anticonvulsants

Tabitha A. Washington, Khalilah Brown and Gilbert Fanciullo

in Pain

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Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780199827602
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322909 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199827602.003.0026

Series: What Do I Do Now

Anticonvulsants

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Anticonvulsants are often used for the treatment of chronic pain. This chapter will address the mechanism of action and efficacy of these agents. In addition, indications for their use, adverse effects and their use in clinical practice.

Chapter.  1700 words. 

Subjects: Neurology ; Pain Medicine

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