Which medications are used to treat neuropathic low back pain (LBP)?

Updated: Aug 22, 2018
  • Author: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Stephen A Berman, MD, PhD, MBA  more...
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Conventional treatments for neuropathic pain, including anticonvulsants, may be appropriate for trial use in specific cases when nervous system structures are symptomatic and for myofascial pain, which may also be a spine-mediated disorder. Neuropathic pain may be seen in association with radiculopathy or myelopathy, and the neurologist may be asked for treatment advice in cases without a clear structural cause, following failed or complex surgical treatment, or when surgical intervention is contraindicated. [18, 76]

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