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Papers: 10 Feb 2024 - 16 Feb 2024

2024 Feb

Br J Pain




Topical capsaicin 8% patch in peripheral neuropathic pain: Efficacy and quality of life.


Santos MP, Lemos F, Gomes J, Romão JM, Veiga D


Peripheral neuropathic pain (PNP) is one of the most challenging diseases to treat with a significant negative impact on the patients’ health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Capsaicin 8% patch has arisen in the last decades as an alternative to oral drugs in the treatment of PNP with fewer side effects and promising results in efficacy.