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NEUROPATHIC PAIN
Neuropathic pain is the sensation of pain due to abnormal discharges of impaired or injured neural structures in the peripheral &/or central nervous system.
It is characterized by hyperesthesia, hyperalgesia and allodynia.
Common neuropathic pain syndromes are central neuropathic pain, painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia, trigeminal neuralgia, postsurgical neuropathic pain, HIV-related neuropathy, lumbosacral radiculopathy and complex regional pain syndrome.
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Indication: Treatment of major depressive episode, panic disorder w/ or w/o agoraphobia, social or generalized anxiety dis...

Indication: Depressive illness, symptoms of depressive disorder & obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).

Indication: Relief of muscle & joint pain eg, backache, osteoarthritis, muscular aches & pains & rheumatic pai...

Indication: Major depressive episodes in adults.

Indication: Major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder. Management of diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain.

Indication: Management of chronic pain & intractable pain in patients requiring continuous opioid administration for a...

Indication: Treatment of depression, including depression associated w/ anxiety, generalized anxiety disorders (GAD) inclu...

Indication: Monotherapy in the treatment of partial onset seizures w/ or w/o secondary generalisation in patients ≥16 y...

Indication: Treatment of neuropathic pain in adults. As adjunctive therapy in adults w/ partial seizures, w/ or w/o second...

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