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Compounded Pain Creams No Better Than Placebo

Compounded Pain Creams No Better Than Placebo

Source: Medscape

Compounded pain creams are no more efficacious for treating localized pain than the placebo, which brings into question the high cost of these products, a new study says. Results of a double-blind, randomized controlled trial showed there were no differences in the mean reduction in average pain scores between treatment and control groups for patients with neuropathic pain, nociceptive pain, or mixed localized chronic pain.

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