Effect of melatonin on the daytime sleepiness side-effect of gabapentin in adults patients with neuropathic pain


ALTIPARMAK B., Cil H., ÇELEBİ N.

REVISTA BRASILEIRA DE ANESTESIOLOGIA, vol.69, no.2, pp.137-143, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 69 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.bjan.2018.08.003
  • Journal Name: REVISTA BRASILEIRA DE ANESTESIOLOGIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.137-143

Abstract

Background and objectives: Gabapentin is an antiepileptic drug. Widely used for the management of neuropathic pain. Although it is known to be well tolerated, somnolence and dizziness are the most frequent adverse effects. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the effect of melatonin on daytime sleepiness side effect of gabapentin, sleep quality and pain intensity of patients with neuropathic pain.