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A meta-analysis of antidepressants found that 1 in 3 patients with persistent neuropathic pain will get at least moderate pain relief. Another meta-analysis of duloxetine found it useful for treating persistent pain from fibromyalgia and diabetic neuropathy.

Saarto T, Wiffen P. Antidepressants for Neuropathic Pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2007;


Antidepressants for Neuropathic Pain
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
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