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Pizotifen in deafferentation pain.
  1. K. Ghose
  1. University Department of Geriatric Medicine, Cardiff Royal Infirmary, UK.


    Deafferentation pain is known usually to be resistant to both narcotic and non-narcotic analgesics. Four cases of this condition are reported here in which benefit was obtained with pizotifen, a 5-hydroxytryptamine antagonist. Further controlled clinical studies are required to verify this observation.

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