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Local anaesthetics and other pharmacological approaches 

Local anaesthetics and other pharmacological approaches
Local anaesthetics and other pharmacological approaches

Gary McCleane

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date: 01 August 2021

While antidepressants, antiepileptics, and opioids form the mainstay of neuropathic pain management, alternative approaches are needed because not all patients respond to these drugs and side-effects can limit their use in others

Topically applied drugs such a lidocaine 5% patches and capsaicin cream can produce local analgesic effects, though lidocaine is better tolerated...

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