MIMS Pain Clinic

Latest news and quick-reference resources collated by the MIMS editors to support primary care prescribing for pain conditions including migraine, cancer pain and neuropathic pain.

Latest news

New opioid warnings and fentanyl patch contraindication

New opioid warnings and fentanyl patch contraindication

New warnings about tolerance and dependence are being...

NICE updates sciatica treatment guidance

NICE updates sciatica treatment guidance

Updated NICE guidance on sciatica advises against the...

Don't prescribe analgesics for chronic pain, new NICE guidance advises

Don't prescribe analgesics for chronic pain, new NICE guidance advises

Draft NICE guidance on chronic pain warns that prescribing...


Prescribing Notes

Guide to treatment options for selected pain conditions:

Migraine (including analgesics and 5HT1-agonists)

Musculoskeletal pain/inflammation (including NSAIDs)


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