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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 »

Selected Chronic Pain Conditions

Postherpetic Neuralgia Postherpetic neuralgia is defined as pain persisting or recurring at the site of shingles at least 3 months after the onset of the acute varicella zoster viral rash. Postherpetic neuralgia occurs in about 10% of patients with acute herpes zoster. More than half of patients over 65 years of age with shingles develop… Read More »

Chronic Illness: Current Therapies

The main goal of bipolar disorder drug treatment is to establish euthymia (stable mood with a persistent sense of well-being) without inducing mania or rapid cycling (i.e., four or more mood episodes in a 12-month period). For this reason, drug treatment usually consists of an agent or, more frequently, combinations of agents that exert both… Read More »

Delirium: Etiology

Delirium has a wide variety of etiologies, which may occur alone or in combination (). These include primary cerebral disorders, systemic disturbances that affect cerebral function, drug and toxin exposure (including intoxication and withdrawal), and a range of factors that can contribute to delirium but have an uncertain role as etiological factors by themselves (psychological… Read More »

Post-Amputation Pain

Pain following limb amputation can be of many causes and is said to be an amalgam of post-operative pain, stump pain of nociceptive or neuropathic cause, phantom pain, and other pains related to disability. Careful consideration should be given to cause so treatment can be properly directed. An amputee is said to be ‘established’ one… Read More »

Syndol Caplets

Paracetamol 450mg Codeine Phosphate 10mg Doxylamine Succinate 5mg Caffeine 30mg What Are These Tablets Used For? Syndol is used for the short term treatment of acute moderate pain which is not relieved by paracetamol, ibuprofen and aspirin alone such as headache, including muscle contraction or tension headache, migraine, neuralgia, period pain, toothache and other dental… Read More »

Pramipexole Accord Tablets

Generic Name: Pramipexole Information For The User Pramipexole Accord 0.088 mg tablets Pramipexole Accord 0.18 mg tablets Pramipexole Accord 0.35 mg tablets Pramipexole Accord 0.7 mg tablets Pramipexole Accord 1.1 mg tablets 1. What Pramipexole Accord Is And What It Is Used For Pramipexole Accord belongs to a group of medicines known as dopamine agonists,… Read More »