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Table 5 Reasons for Medication Discontinuationa

From: Burden of illness of trigeminal neuralgia among patients managed in a specialist center in England

  Number of Patients, n (%)
Total Patients (N) 129
Not relieving pain 62 (48)
Changed to a different drug 59 (46)
Difficult side effects 51 (40)
No longer needed (remission) 28 (22)
No longer needed (surgery) 28 (22)
Other reason 21 (16)
  1. aPatients could select more than one reason