Several different classes of medication including Ketamine and other NMDA receptor antagonists have been shown to be effective for CRPS, particularly when used early in the course of the disease. No drug is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration specifically for CRPS.
Investigators are using low doses of ketamine—a strong anesthetic—given intravenously for several days to either reduce substantially or eliminate the chronic pain of CRPS. In certain clinical settings, ketamine has been shown to be useful in treating pain that does not respond well to other treatments.
- Ketamine Information for Consumers
- Ketamine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Ketamine (detailed)
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