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, cilt.69, ss.137-143, 2019 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 69 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.bjan.2018.08.003
  • Dergi Adı: REVISTA BRASILEIRA DE ANESTESIOLOGIA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.137-143

Özet

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.