Wednesday, April 3, 2013

MCQ on facial pain....Single best answer (Easy)

A 55yo lady presents to you with sudden severe brief episodes of recurrent stabbing pain on the R side of her face.  What is the most likely treatment that you will prescribe for this lady?

A  Steroids
B  Amitriptyline
C  Baclofen
D  Carbamazepine
E  Sertraline

Please put you answer in the comment section below.

Reference Votrubec M, Thong I.  Neuropathic pain a management update.  AFP Vol 42.No 3. March 2013 p95