Treatment Guidelines from The Medical Letter
Drugs for Pain
April 1, 2007 (Issue: 56)Pain can be acute or chronic. Chronic pain has been broadly classified into two types: nociceptive and neuropathic. Nociceptive pain is generally treated with nonopioid analgesics and opioids. Antidepressants and anticonvulsants have been used to...more
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