Anticonvulsants for Chronic Pain
Why It Is Used
Anticonvulsant drugs typically are used to control seizures in people who have epilepsy. These drugs may also be used to treat other painful conditions, such as Reference postherpetic neuralgia Opens New Window and Reference fibromyalgia Opens New Window.
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|Medical Review:||Reference Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Nancy Greenwald, MD - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation