The Effect of Intravenous Lidocaine on Trigeminal Neuralgia
The aim of this randomized double blind, placebo controlled, crossover study is to investigate in a prospective way the effect of lidocaine in patients with trigeminal neuralgia. Included patients will undergo four weekly sessions, two of which with lidocaine (5mgs/kg) and two with placebo infusions administered over 60 minutes. Effect will be measured with pain diaries and visual analogue scales.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
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