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

New analgesic combines an opiate with an NSAID

New analgesic combines an opiate with an NSAID

Skudexa is an oral analgesic containing a combination...

GPs should no longer prescribe 18 'low value' treatments, NHS England rules

GPs should no longer prescribe 18 'low value' treatments, NHS England rules

NHS England believes cutting access to the treatments,...

Adjust gabapentin dose to avoid respiratory depression, MHRA advises

Adjust gabapentin dose to avoid respiratory depression, MHRA advises

Prescribers may need to adjust the dose of gabapentin...

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