Treatment with the antiepileptic drug pregabalin (Lyrica) appears to relieve symptoms among patients with laryngeal sensory neuropathy, researchers reported at the 88th annual meeting of the American Broncho-Esophagological Association.
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Of the 12 patients in the study, 10 improved with pregabalin, said David L. Sycamore, MD, a resident in otolaryngology at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, in his oral report at the meeting, held in conjunction with the Combined Spring Otolaryngology Spring Meeting.
Treatment with pregabalin appears to be an effective option for laryngeal sensory neuropathy, Dr. Sycamore said. Future prospective studies are needed to compare outcomes between pregabalin and other established treatments.| | | Next → | Single Page