Monday Dec 2
Doctors and the American public are considering new cholesterol guidelines that were released on November 12 in the journal Circulation .
The Detroit News
Will a nerve cut end post-herpetic neuralgia?
Dear Dr. Roach: I am 85 and in fairly good health, but I am in my ninth year of extremely painful post-herpetic neuralgia.
Gabapentin doesn't cut use of morphine post-knee arthroplasty
The addition of gabapentin to patient-controlled analgesia protocol does not reduce morphine consumption, pain, or opioid-related side effects in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty, according to a study published in the Nov. 20 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery .
Nortriptyline and gabapentin, alone and in combination for...
Drugs for neuropathic pain have incomplete efficacy and dose-limiting side-effects when given as monotherapy.
The Town Talk
Roach: Cut the nerve end, end the pain?
Instead of diminishing, the pain is increasing. It could be that the gabapentin is wearing off.
XenoPort's CEO Presents at Credit Suisse Healthcare Conference
Good morning everyone, my name is Ravi Malhotra. Before I introduce this morning's presenter, I'd like to remind everyone that at lunch time today, we do have two expert panels which would love you to attend, interact to.
Antiepileptic drugs for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia - an overview of Cochrane reviews.
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Study: Drug Used To Treat Epilepsy Can Treat Alcoholism
According to a new study by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute, a drug that is normally used to treat epilepsy and neuropathic pain can be used safely to treat alcoholism.
Zalicus' Z160 Fails, What Now?
This morning, Zalicus, Inc. released some very unfortunate news for investors holding the stock.
Gabapentin holds promise for treating alcoholism
Alcoholism is responsible for 100,000 deaths each year in the US . Robin Wulffson, M.D. Alcohol abuse is a matter of public health concern in Los Angeles as well as the rest of the nation.