Intervention Review

Topical lidocaine for the treatment of postherpetic neuralgia

  1. Waqas Khaliq1,
  2. Serena Alam2,
  3. Naveen Kumar Puri3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group

Published Online: 28 OCT 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 24 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004846.pub3

How to Cite

Khaliq W, Alam S, Puri NK. Topical lidocaine for the treatment of postherpetic neuralgia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD004846. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004846.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    London, UK

  2. 2

    Croydon, Surrey, UK

  3. 3

    St Thomas' Hospital, London, Accident & Emergency Medicine, Middlesex, UK

*Anna Hobson, Cochrane Pain, Palliative & Supportive Care Group, Pain Research Unit, The Churchill Hospital, Old Road, Oxford, OX3 7LE, UK.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Withdrawn from publication for reasons stated in the review
  2. Published Online: 28 OCT 2013


Reason for withdrawal from publication

The original author team are unable to complete the updates for this review. A new protocol is in preparation, with the revised title 'Topical lidocaine for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia'. Publication of the protocol is anticipated in 2014. To view the published versions of this article, please click the 'Other versions' tab.