How do medications treat complex regional pain syndrome type 1 (CRPS 1) (RSD)?

Updated: Sep 09, 2018
  • Author: T P Sudha Rao, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Several drugs, either alone or in combination with sympathetic blockade, may be efficacious in prolonging the duration of symptomatic relief. Some of these drugs reduce the activity of the sympathetic nervous system, whereas others are primarily anti-inflammatory.


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