Database: EBM Reviews - Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials <2nd Quarter 2010>
Search Strategy:
1(pain$ or ache$ or discomfort$ or agony or agoniz$ or hyperalges$).mp. (49132)
2neuropath$.mp. (2938)
31 or 2 (51221)
4Gabapentin.mp. (450)
5Neurontin.mp. (40)
6Pregabalin.mp. (141)
7Lyrica.mp. (2)
8Carbamazepine.mp. (1210)
9(Tegretol or Carbatrol or Epitol).mp. (81)
10Topiramate.mp. (396)
11Topamax.mp. (1)
12Oxcarbazepine.mp. (169)
13Trileptal.mp. (15)
14Lamotrigine.mp. (498)
15Lamictal.mp. (50)
16Valproic acid.mp. (702)
17(Depakote or Depacon or divalproex or Epival or Deproic).mp. (261)
18Anticonvulsant$.mp. (1770)
194 or 5 or 6 or 7 or 8 or 9 or 10 or 11 or 12 or 13 or 14 or 15 or 16 or 17 (3140)
203 and 18 (123)
213 and 19 (362)
2220 or 21 (404)
23(Antidepressive Agent$ adj2 Tricyclic$).mp. (849)
24Amitriptyline.mp. (1855)
25Elavil.mp. (7)
26Desipramine.mp. (619)
27Norpramin.mp. (1)
28Nortriptyline.mp. (552)
29Pamelor.mp. (0)
30exp Imipramine/(986)
31Tofranil.mp. (48)
32exp Doxepin/(139)
33Sinequan.mp. (11)
34Silenor.mp. (0)
3524 or 25 or 26 or 27 or 28 or 29 or 30 or 31 or 32 or 33 or 34 (3813)
363 and 35 (305)
373 and 23 (77)
3836 or 37 (321)
39(Serotonin Uptake adj2 (Inhibit$ or block$)).mp. (1976)
40Duloxetine.mp. (242)
41Cymbalta.mp. (1)
42Venlafaxine.mp. (761)
43Effexor.mp. (11)
4440 or 41 or 42 or 43 (989)
453 and 44 (99)
463 and 39 (105)
4745 or 46 (178)
48(Lidocaine adj5 (transderm$ or patch$ or skin or cutaneous$)).mp. (218)
49Lidoderm.mp. (2)
5048 or 49 (218)
513 and 50 (173)
5222 or 38 or 47 or 51 (1018)
53desvenlafaxine.mp. (24)
54Pristiq.mp. (0)
5553 or 54 (24)
5652 or 55 (1042)
57limit 56 to yr="2006 -Current" (344)

From: Appendix C, Search strategies

Cover of Drug Class Review: Neuropathic Pain
Drug Class Review: Neuropathic Pain: Final Update 1 Report [Internet].
Selph S, Carson S, Fu R, et al.
Portland (OR): Oregon Health & Science University; 2011 Jun.
Copyright © 2011 by Oregon Health & Science University.

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