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

Pregabalin linked to severe respiratory depression in absence of opioids

Pregabalin linked to severe respiratory depression in absence of opioids

The MHRA advises prescribers to consider adjustment...

NICE recommends further migraine prevention option

NICE recommends further migraine prevention option

Galcanezumab (Emgality) is the second calcitonin gene-related...

New opioid warnings and fentanyl patch contraindication

New opioid warnings and fentanyl patch contraindication

New warnings about tolerance and dependence are being...


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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