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Pharmacology/Drug Development

2019 Jan 23

Cochrane Database Syst Rev


Pregabalin for neuropathic pain in adults.


Derry S, Bell R F, Straube S, Wiffen PJ, Aldington D, Moore AR
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2019 Jan 23; 1:CD007076.
PMID: 30673120.


This review updates part of an earlier Cochrane Review titled "Pregabalin for acute and chronic pain in adults", and considers only neuropathic pain (pain from damage to nervous tissue). Antiepileptic drugs have long been used in pain management. Pregabalin is an antiepileptic drug used in management of chronic pain conditions.