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Pharmacological Treatment of Pain

While medications are often prescribed for all types of chronic pain, research has consistently shown that several classes have proven efficacy for the treatment of neuropathic pain. Ideally, pharmacotherapy of pain would be specifically selected on the basis of considerations of etiology (e.g., ischemic, neuropathic), pathophysiology (e.g., demyelination, central pain), and anatomy (e.g., C fibers,… Read More »

Drugs for Treatment of Chronic Pain

The purpose of this post is to go over the various types of medications that can be used for the treatment of pain. Many of the medications have been discussed previously, but this post attempts to consolidate these various medications. There are two more pain states that need to be discussed: chronic pain, which persists… Read More »