Pregabalin

Response to Pregabalin for Fibromyalgia-Related Pain in Patients Taking Antidepressants

Response to Pregabalin for Fibromyalgia-Related Pain in Patients Taking Antidepressants

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Researchers identified characteristics associated with pain improvement in patients with fibromyalgia who take antidepressant medications.

Trigeminal Neuralgia: Assessing Treatment Patterns to Improve Outcomes

Trigeminal Neuralgia: Assessing Treatment Patterns to Improve Outcomes

In a 3-year period, 45% of patients with trigeminal neuralgia received at least 3 unique treatments.

Pregabalin Not Effective for Sciatica Treatment

Pregabalin Not Effective for Sciatica Treatment

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A randomized trial found that pregabalin is not more effective than placebo in treating sciatica, and resulted in more adverse effects.

Strategies to Prevent the Transition From Postoperative Acute Pain to Chronic Pain

Strategies to Prevent the Transition From Postoperative Acute Pain to Chronic Pain

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A number of shortcomings are associated with systematic reviews and meta-analyses of postoperative care.

Drugs Effective on Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy-Related Pain

Drugs Effective on Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy-Related Pain

Several classes of drugs reduce neuropathy-related pain better than placebo.

Pregabalin for Sciatica: Is It Effective?

Pregabalin for Sciatica: Is It Effective?

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In patients with sciatica pain, treatment with pregabalin did not significantly reduce pain intensity compared with placebo.

Assessing Pregabalin Efficacy With Concomitant Neuropathic Pain Medications

Assessing Pregabalin Efficacy With Concomitant Neuropathic Pain Medications

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The therapeutic efficacy of pregabalin in treating 2 types neuropathic pain (NeP) is not influenced by concomitant NeP medications.

An Overview of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

An Overview of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Symptoms of diabetic peripheral neuropathy include lower-extremity weakness, in addition to tingling, pain and burning.

Costs of Pregabalin vs Gabapentin for Peripheral Neuropathic Pain

Costs of Pregabalin vs Gabapentin for Peripheral Neuropathic Pain

Lower cost for pregabalin Tx due to lower use of concomitant medications, fewer primary care visits, and fewer days of sick leave.

Pregabalin Also Effective for Established Neuropathic Pain

Pregabalin Also Effective for Established Neuropathic Pain

In all patients together, pregabalin significantly improved pain score at end point versus placebo; similar results were seen in each pain duration category.

Gabapentin Abuse in Patients on Opioid Pain Medications

Gabapentin Abuse in Patients on Opioid Pain Medications

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A surprising number of patients already prescribed opioids were found to be abusing gabapentin.

Functional Improvements Related to Neuropathic Pain Relief in SCI Patients

Functional Improvements Related to Neuropathic Pain Relief in SCI Patients

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Pregabalin was associated with shifts toward greater pain relief and improved function compared to placebo.

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