Journal of Pain Management & Medicine

Journal of Pain Management & Medicine
Open Access

ISSN: 2684-1320

David J Kopsky

David J Kopsky


  • Review Article
    Topical Compounded Analgesic Treatment in Neuropathic Pain: 8 years of Experience
    Author(s): Jan M Keppel Hesselink and David J KopskyJan M Keppel Hesselink and David J Kopsky

    In our tertiary referral centre, the Institute for Neuropathic Pain, we have treated many patients suffering from localized peripheral neuropathic pain since 2009. We have developed, together with a compounding pharmacist, a base cream as a topical formulation which has enabled us to compound creams based on amongst others amitriptyline, ketamine, clonidine, baclofen, and phenytoin. We have found that many patients profit from such topical formulations and we will describe our experiences using such creams over the last 8 years in this paper, since we first started exploring such topical treatments. We have analysed the efficacy and safety of these topicals, and based on literature, our own online data pool and the patients who had let us know that they benefited from the creams, found sufficient analgesia and positive effects impaired sleep, while the tolerability was excellent. Pati.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2684-1320.17.3.128

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