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Intervention Protocol

Phenytoin for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults

  1. Fraser Birse,
  2. Sheena Derry*,
  3. R Andrew Moore

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group

Published Online: 7 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009485


How to Cite

Birse F, Derry S, Moore RA. Phenytoin for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD009485. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009485.

Author Information

  1. University of Oxford, Pain Research and Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Nuffield Division of Anaesthetics), Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK

*Sheena Derry, Pain Research and Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Nuffield Division of Anaesthetics), University of Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 7LJ, UK. sheena.derry@pru.ox.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 7 DEC 2011

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

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

  1. To assess the analgesic efficacy of phenytoin for chronic neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia.
  2. To assess the adverse events associated with the clinical use of phenytoin for chronic neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia.