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Amitriptyline for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults

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Amitriptyline for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults
Published by
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, December 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd008242.pub2
Pubmed ID

Moore, R Andrew, Derry, Sheena, Aldington, Dominic, Cole, Peter, Wiffen, Philip J


Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant that is widely used to treat chronic neuropathic pain (pain due to nerve damage) and fibromyalgia, and is recommended in many guidelines. These types of pain can be treated with antidepressant drugs in doses below those at which the drugs act as antidepressants.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Australia 1 1%
Unknown 66 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 15 22%
Student > Doctoral Student 8 12%
Researcher 8 12%
Other 8 12%
Student > Bachelor 7 10%
Other 12 18%
Unknown 9 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 23 34%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 9%
Psychology 5 7%
Engineering 4 6%
Nursing and Health Professions 4 6%
Other 13 19%
Unknown 12 18%