Gabapentin for chronic neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011;3:CD007938
Authors: Moore RA, Wiffen PJ, Derry S, McQuay HJ
This review updates parts of two earlier Cochrane reviews investigating effects of gabapentin in chronic neuropathic pain (pain due to nerve damage). Antiepileptic drugs are used to manage pain, predominantly for chronic neuropathic pain, especially when the pain is lancinating or burning.
PMID: 21412914 [PubMed - in process]