Pain

Guidelines (5)

Initiating Treatment with Transdermal Opioids

Guidance on dosing for fentanyl and buprenorphine patches.

Syringe Driver Drug Compatibility

Compatibility of drugs mixed in a syringe driver.

WHO Pain Ladder for Cancer Pain Relief in Adults

Summary of 3-step approach to analgesia in cancer patients.

Opioid Analgesics: Approximate Potency Equivalence with Oral Morphine

Guide to potencies of opioid analgesics, for dose conversion.

Tables (1)

Co-Analgesics for Use in Cancer Pain

Agents and doses for different types of cancer pain.

Drug Sections (2)

Pain in the News

Potentially addictive medicines 'being prescribed for years'

Potentially addictive medicines 'being prescribed for years'

Hundreds of thousands of people are receiving prescriptions...

Review patients soon after starting opioids, says updated chronic pain guidance

Review patients soon after starting opioids, says updated chronic pain guidance

Revised chronic pain guidance from the Scottish Intercollegiate...

Further monthly injectable migraine prophylactic launched

Further monthly injectable migraine prophylactic launched

With the launch of Emgality (galcanezumab), prescribers...