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Lithium Carbonate

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Lithium carbonate may have the potential to be a neuroregenerative agent for spinal cord injury (Yang et al. 2012).

Table 33: Lithium Carbonate for Post-SCI Pain Pain

Discussion

In a double blind placebo controlled randomized trial, Yang et al. (2012) found that individuals that received lithium carbonate had markedly reduced VAS scores over a 6 week period and at 6 month follow-up compared to the placebo group.

Conclusion

There is level 1b evidence (from one RCT; Yang et al. 2012) that lithium carbonate may reduce neuropathic pain post SCI.

  • Lithium carbonate may reduce neuropathic pain post SCI.