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Psychiatry & Clinical Psychopharmacology formerly Klinik Psikofarmakoloji Bulteni-Bulletin of Clinical Psychopharmacology

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Dalkiran M, Genc A, Dikmen B, Yildirim I, Turan S.

Phantom limb pain treated with duloxetine: a case series

doi: 10.5455/bcp.20160411071457

Phantom limb pain (PLP) is a general complaint after amputation which is usually described as burning, tingling, shooting, and cramping. Spontaneous recovery of phantom limb pain generally last many months or years. The pain gets chronic in most cases and impresses the life quality of the patient. Here we present four cases of PLP, treated with duloxetine.

Keywords : phantom limb pain, duloxetine, serotonin-noradrenalin re-uptake inhibitors

Klinik Psikofarmakoloji Bulteni - Bulletin of Clinical Psychopharmacology 2016;26(4):409-12