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Treatment and Therapy - Pain Medication

 
Antidepressants (as pain relievers)

Sometimes, drugs developed and used to control other conditions are effective pain relievers. In addition to relieving depression, many antidepressant drugs can relieve chronic pain. These drugs also may improve sleep quality, which may in turn help reduce pain. In some cases, antidepressants work by treating accompanying depression that makes chronic pain more difficult to handle.


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