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

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...

Ibuprofen and ketoprofen may mask signs of infection, warns EMA

Ibuprofen and ketoprofen may mask signs of infection, warns EMA

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has warned that...

Beta blocker overdose warning

Beta blocker overdose warning

The toxicity of a commonly prescribed beta blocker...