Levin has had notable success in treating migraine headaches, Frozen Shoulder Syndromes, Neuropathic Pain Syndrome
and failed Spine Surgery Syndromes.
13) The CRPS-type II which develops after a nerve lesion is by definition a neuropathic pain syndrome
CRPS type 2 is by definition a neuropathic pain syndrome
due to a detectable peripheral nerve lesion.
DM-1796 is a once-daily tablet formulation of gabapentin, which is used to treat seizures and PHN--a neuropathic pain syndrome
that usually follows an outbreak of shingles.
The authors should be commended for this classification system as opposed to the alternative situation whereby the neuropathic pain syndrome
is stated and it is assumed that pain is NeP.
Because vulvodynia is presumed to be a chronic, possibly centrally mediated neuropathic pain syndrome
, first-line treatment is usually amitriptyline.
Emphasis is placed on demonstrating common symptoms and signs of neuropathic pain syndrome
and summarizing findings.
Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) of the trigeminal nerve (TN) is a chronic and severely disabling facial neuropathic pain syndrome
that follows a Herpes Zoster episode, i.
Post-herpetic neuralgia is a neuropathic pain syndrome
that primarily affects people over fifty and often results in disability.
Experts also state that patients with neuropathic pain syndromes
are the most inadequately served in terms of effective treatments, and therefore this segment of the pain market offers considerable market opportunity for novel therapies.
Neuropathic pain syndromes
resulting from lesions to the central nervous system include pain from spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, and stroke (eg, thalamic pain syndromes).
Types of NP syndromes are diverse and may be divided into peripheral and central neuropathic pain syndromes
based on the nerves affected (see Table 2, page 35).