Antidepressants in chronic pain syndromes.

Journal Article (Review)

Antidepressants are often effective in the management of chronic pain syndromes. They are most useful for certain types of pain complaints, such as headache, diabetic neuropathy, arthritis and facial pain. The choice of antidepressant depends on the side effects and the patient's ability to tolerate the medication. The dose is usually half of that used in the management of depression.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Krishnan, KR; France, RD

Published Date

  • April 1989

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 39 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 233 - 237

PubMed ID

  • 2650507

Pubmed Central ID

  • 2650507

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-838X


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States