Antidepressants for Chronic Pain in Pediatric Populations: Clinical Effectiveness


( Last Updated : May 25, 2020)
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RB1480-000

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  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of tricyclic antidepressants for the treatment of chronic pain in pediatric patients?

  2. What is the clinical effectiveness of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors for the treatment of chronic pain in pediatric patients?


Key Message

Four systematic reviews, four randomized controlled trials, and one non-randomized study were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of tricyclic antidepressants or serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors for the treatment of chronic pain in pediatric patients.