Lamotrigine for acute and chronic pain

  • Protocol
  • Intervention


  • PJ Wiffen,

  • HJ McQuay,

  • RA Moore

Mr Philip Wiffen, Co-ordinating Editor, Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group, Pain Research Unit, The Churchill Hospital, Old Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LJ, UK.


This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

1. To assess the analgesic efficacy of lamotrigine for acute pain and for chronic pain.
2. To assess the adverse effects associated with the clinical use of lamotrigine for pain.