Adjuvant Analgesia

 Adjuvant Analgesia

Bone pain (table below): NSAID  see NSAIDs, Steroids see Corticosteroids
Neuropathic pain (table below):  nerve compression pain see Corticosteroids

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Raised intercranial pressure  (table below):  Steroids see Corticosteroids
Tenesmus  (table below): Treat as Neuropathic pain see Adjuvant Analgesia

 

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References

1. Joint Formulary Committee (British Medical Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Company). British National Formulary(BNF 62). bnf.org 2011.

2. Twycross R, Wilcock A (Eds). Palliative Care Formulary: FourthEdition. Palliativedrugs.com Ltd 2011:p298.

3. Twycross R, Wilcock A (Eds). Palliative Care Formulary: FourthEdition. Palliativedrugs.com Ltd 2011:p300.

4. NPSA MANAGING HIGH DOSE OPIOIDS.

5. Klepstadt P, Kassa S, Borchgrevink PC. “Starting step III opioids for moderate to severe pain in cancer patients: Dose titration: A systematic review” Palliat Med. 2011; 25(5): p424-430.

6. Twycross R, Wilcock A (Eds). Palliative Care Formulary: Fourth Edition. Palliativedrugs.com Ltd 2011:p424.

7.  Twycross R, Wilcock A (Eds). Palliative Care Formulary: Fourth Edition. Palliativedrugs.com Ltd 2011:p388.

8. Twycross R, Wilcock A (Eds). Palliative Care Formulary: Fourth Edition. Palliativedrugs.com Ltd 2011:p398.

9. http://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/ Accessed October 2011.