Pain

Guidelines (5)

Initiating Treatment with Transdermal Opioids

Guidance on dosing for fentanyl and buprenorphine patches.

Syringe Driver Drug Compatibility

Compatibility of drugs mixed in a syringe driver.

WHO Pain Ladder for Cancer Pain Relief in Adults

Summary of 3-step approach to analgesia in cancer patients.

Opioid Analgesics: Approximate Potency Equivalence with Oral Morphine

Guide to potencies of opioid analgesics, for dose conversion.

Tables (1)

Co-Analgesics for Use in Cancer Pain

Agents and doses for different types of cancer pain.

Drug Sections (2)

Pain in the News

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Treating depression may aid opioid cessation

Cessation of chronic opioid use may be more successful...

Long-term opioid prescribing increasing despite questionable efficacy

Long-term opioid prescribing increasing despite questionable efficacy

Opioid prescribing in England increased from 2010 to...

New analgesic combines an opiate with an NSAID

New analgesic combines an opiate with an NSAID

Skudexa is an oral analgesic containing a combination...

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