Decision Aid Summary

Title Pain (nerve type): medication options
Audience People with nerve type pain, such as stabbing, shooting, or burning pain. This medical information is not for patients with diabetic neuropathy or trigeminal neuralgia. This information applies to the UK only.
Options included Amitriptyline.
Gabapentin.
Pregabalin.
Capsaicin cream.
Year of last update or review 2015
Format Web, paper, PDF, Online interactive
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Option Grid Collaborative
Where was it developed? www.optiongrid.org
Option Grid Collaborative
UK
Health condition Chronic Pain
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
6 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.