Amitriptyline

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.

Optimal Management of Post-mastectomy Pain Syndrome

Optimal Management of Post-mastectomy Pain Syndrome

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Limited data suggest antidepressants, topical capsaicin, and fat grafting may reduce pain associated with post-mastectomy pain syndrome, but more and better studies are needed to determine optimal management for this debilitating condition.

Risks Associated With Neuropathic Pain Treatment

Risks Associated With Neuropathic Pain Treatment

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Death and serious outcomes resulting from overdose or poisoning from drugs used to treat depression more than doubled during the last decade and a half, found a recent study, with amitriptyline topping the list.

CBT Plus Amitriptyline Effective in Treating Chronic Migraine in Youth

CBT Plus Amitriptyline Effective in Treating Chronic Migraine in Youth

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A combination of treatment with CBT and the tricyclic antidepressant amitriptyline led to greater improvements in youth with chronic migraine compared with treatment with headache education and amitriptyline.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as First-Line Therapy for Pediatric Migraine

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as First-Line Therapy for Pediatric Migraine

Cognitive behavioral therapy is an effective nonpharmacologic treatment that should be considered as a first-line therapy for pediatric migraine.

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.

Results From the CHAMP Trial for Pediatric Migraine

Results From the CHAMP Trial for Pediatric Migraine

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Ultimately, the trial was stopped early for futility, as an interim analysis suggested that there would be no significant difference in benefit for the preventive medications vs placebo on migraine headache frequency.

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