Gabapentinoids

Are Anticonvulsants Effective for Low Back Pain?

Are Anticonvulsants Effective for Low Back Pain?

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For this review, the authors searched 5 large databases for studies that compared the use of anticonvulsants (i.e., topiramate, gabapentin, pregabalin) in adult patients with LBP, sciatica, or neurogenic claudication with placebo.

Phantom Knee Pain

Phantom Knee Pain

Suspecting that this phenomenon might be the source of my nighttime pain, causing significant REM sleep deprivation, I reasoned that a neuromodulator such as a gabapentinoid might be helpful.

Gabapentinoid Use Increased in the United States Over Last Decade

Gabapentinoid Use Increased in the United States Over Last Decade

From 2002 to 2015, the percentage of individuals in the United States who used gabapentin and/or pregabalin increased in 1.2% to 3.9%.

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