Gabapentin therapy for pruritus in haemodialysis patients: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial


Günal A. İ. , Özalp G., Yoldaş T., GÜNAL S. , Kırcıman E., Çeliker H.

NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS TRANSPLANTATION, cilt.19, ss.3137-3139, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 19 Konu: 12
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1093/ndt/gfh496
  • Dergi Adı: NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS TRANSPLANTATION
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.3137-3139

Özet

Background. Uraemic pruritus is a common and distressing symptom in patients on haemodialysis for chronic renal failure. Gabapentin is an anticonvulsant that alleviates neuropathic pain. We conducted a double-blind. placebo-controlled, crossover study to assess its effectiveness against renal itch.