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Postherpetic itch has not commonly received attention as a complication of herpes zoster because pain predominates over itch in most patients with herpes zoster. Most cases of postherpetic itch are mild; however, cases of severe postherpetic itch reducing quality of life are rare.
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Name: JA clinical reports
Pregabalin binds to the α2-δ1/α2-δ2 subunits of the voltage-gated L-type calcium channel (LTCC), which is expressed in rod/cone photoreceptor terminals. The purpose of this report was to describe ...
Pregabalin is a drug that belongs, along with others such as gabapentin, to the group of "new antiepileptic drugs", similar chemicals to the inhibitors of the gamma aminobutyric acid neurotransmitters...
This study was performed to investigate the association between the use of pregabalin and injury.
The aim of this study was to validate the English version of the Itch Cognition Questionnaire in a sample of patients with chronic itch due to psoriasis or atopic dermatitis. An English-language versi...
Itch is a topic to which everyone can relate. The physiologic roles of itch are increasingly understood and appreciated. The pathophysiologic consequences of itch impact quality of life as much as pai...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate efficacy and safety of pregabalin in the treatment of postherpetic neuralgia in a dose-ranging manner.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the Efficacy and safety of pregabalin sustained release tablet versus placebo for postherpetic neuralgia.
Pregabalin is an alpha-2 delta ligand approved for the treatment of neuropathic pain, however, not all patients will respond to this drug. This study will compare the efficacy of pregabali...
Recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB) patients' quality of life is severely affected by neuropathic pain and itch, which have recently been demonstrated to be secondary to skin...
Gabapentin and pregabalin are treatments for some types of neuropathic pain, including postherpetic neuralgia (PHN). However, these treatments usually need to be taken 3 times a day for ef...
Death resulting from the presence of a disease in an individual, as shown by a single case report or a limited number of patients. This should be differentiated from DEATH, the physiological cessation of life and from MORTALITY, an epidemiological or statistical concept.
A gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) derivative that functions as a CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKER and is used as an ANTICONVULSANT as well as an ANTI-ANXIETY AGENT. It is also used as an ANALGESIC in the treatment of NEUROPATHIC PAIN and FIBROMYALGIA.
An antiviral that is used in the prophylactic or symptomatic treatment of influenza A. It is also used as an antiparkinsonian agent, to treat extrapyramidal reactions, and for postherpetic neuralgia. The mechanisms of its effects in movement disorders are not well understood but probably reflect an increase in synthesis and release of dopamine, with perhaps some inhibition of dopamine uptake.
Work consisting of a formal report giving details of the investigation and results of a medical or other scientific problem. When issued by a government agency or comparable official body, its contents may be classified, unclassified, or declassified with regard to security clearance. This publication type may also cover a scientific paper or article that records the current state or current position of scientific research and development. If so labeled by the editor or publisher, this publication type may be properly used for journal articles.
Artificial substitutes for body parts, and materials inserted into tissue for functional, cosmetic, or therapeutic purposes. Prostheses can be functional, as in the case of artificial arms and legs, or cosmetic, as in the case of an artificial eye. Implants, all surgically inserted or grafted into the body, tend to be used therapeutically. IMPLANTS, EXPERIMENTAL is available for those used experimentally.
Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage”. Some illnesses can be excruci...