Antidepressants and Anticonvulsants for Neuropathic Pain

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Abstract

The use of antidepressants and anticonvulsants in the treatment of neuropathic pain is common across a wide range of syndromes. While not all antidepressants and anticonvulsants are useful in management, there are some families that appear to show benefit. Understanding the use of these medications and the risks associated is a common area for board questions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAnesthesiology In-Training Exam Review
Subtitle of host publicationRegional Anesthesia and Chronic Pain
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages361-366
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9783030872663
ISBN (Print)9783030872656
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2022

Keywords

  • Anticonvulsants
  • Antidepressants
  • Duloxetine
  • Gabapentin
  • SNRI
  • TCA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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