Fast Five Quiz: Neuropathic Pain Management

Dianna Quan, MD


March 27, 2020

TCAs (eg, amitriptyline) have been used for many years for neuropathic pain management. Adverse effects associated with TCAs include dry mouth, blurry vision, urinary retention, orthostatic hypotension, cardiac arrythmia, sedation, and weight gain. Hepatotoxicity and Stevens-Johnson syndrome are adverse effects associated with antiseizure drugs.

Learn more about the adverse effects of TCAs used in neuropathic pain.


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