What is the role of anticonvulsants in the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)?

Updated: Mar 30, 2020
  • Author: Nigel L Ashworth, MBChB, MSc, FRCPC; Chief Editor: Milton J Klein, DO, MBA  more...
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The anticonvulsants gabapentin and pregabalin, which have come to be administered for various types of neuropathic pain, can be used, off-label, for CTS. [39, 40]


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