Table 4: Treatment of neuropathic pain by specialty.

CharacteristicOverall Primary care Traumatology Neurology Neurosurgery Rehabilitation Rheumatology Other surgeries Other specialties

Number of previous treatments
Mean ± SD
 1, %11.915.512.75.65.89.13.317.610.9
 2, %27.423.624.927.828.827.343.335.331.5
 3, %25.629.124.927.830.827.320.021.627.2
 >4, %35.131.837.638.934.636.433.325.530.4
Treatment at the time of inclusion, %
Paracetamol25.019.133.913.015.418.226.725.522.8
NSAIDs40.133.647.527.836.554.550.043.125.0
Opiods39.641.840.338.955.833.353.317.635.9
 Tramadol29.528.229.429.648.124.243.313.728.3
 Others14.816.414.918.515.49.16.77.815.2
AED54.156.448.481.569.248.543.341.256.5
 Pragabalin26.721.829.433.328.824.223.323.525.0
 Gabapentin23.528.219.031.534.615.210.017.630.4
 Carbamazepine/oxcarbazepine6.39.10.531.53.86.13.33.95.4
 Other4.42.73.27.411.56.16.70.05.4
Antidepressants19.724.515.831.517.39.120.017.625.0
 Duloxetine5.35.55.41.95.83.010.03.96.5
 Tricyclics11.313.66.325.911.56.16.711.817.4
 Other4.25.54.15.61.93.010.02.03.3
Other drugs47.647.346.651.934.639.446.751.054.3
Nonpharmacological52.046.458.844.451.981.853.347.139.1

AED: antiepileptic drugs: NSAIDs: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs; SD: standard deviation.