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Classes of adjuvant analgesics

June 2, 2014 – 09:26 am
Classes of adjuvant analgesics

Source Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care, 353 E 17th Street, Gilman Hall, Unit 4C, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 13, USA. HKnotkov@chpnet.org Abstract Adjuvant analgesics represent a diverse group of drugs that were originally developed for a primary indication other than pain. Many of these medications are currently used to enhance analgesia under specific circumstances. The proper use of adjuvant drugs is one of the keys …

Analgesic Solutions Nathaniel Katz

May 31, 2014 – 09:16 am
Analgesic Solutions Nathaniel Katz

Nathaniel Katz, MD, MS President Dr. Katz is President of Analgesic Solutions, a consulting firm focused on analgesics. Dr. Katz is also Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anesthesia at Tufts University School of Medicine. After completing his neurology residency at Tufts-New England Medical Center he entered a Pain Management fellowship in the Department of Anesthesia at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in 1990. After which Dr. Katz was appointed Staff …

Adjuvant analgesics in acute

May 13, 2014 – 06:27 am
Adjuvant analgesics in acute

Abstract INTRODUCTION: despite its central role in acute pain management, the exclusive use of opioids has been challenged recently in view of its immediate and long-term side effects. Development of chronic postsurgical pain syndromes, hyperalgesia and immunomodulation are some particular concerns as they may be related to opioid exposure, intertwined with patient characteristics and other factors. Application of a multimodal approach, administration …

Adjuvant analgesics

May 12, 2014 – 05:49 am
Adjuvant analgesics

Source Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care, 353 E 17th Street, Gilman Hall, Unit 4C, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 13, USA. HKnotkov@chpnet.org Abstract Chronic pain, whether arising from viscera, bone, or any other tissue or structure, is, more often than commonly thought, the result of a mixture of pain mechanisms, and therefore there is no simple formula available to manage chronic complex pain states. Box 1 summarizes a …

Adjuvant analgesics in pain

May 9, 2014 – 04:57 am
Adjuvant analgesics in pain

Source Department of Anaesthesiology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong. Abstract Conventional analgesics have limited efficacy in the management of neuropathic pain. An adjuvant analgesic is a drug that has a primary nonpain indication but which may be analgesic in certain circumstances, and many of these have established a role in the pharmacological treatment of neuropathic pain. The number needed to treat is an indirect …

Adjuv Analgesia in Pain

May 6, 2014 – 03:47 am
Adjuv Analgesia in Pain

Search Result You Searched for[WORD]-intrathecal adjuvantsShowing 1 to 6 of 6 results.ORIGINAL ARTICLE: A comparative evaluation of intrathecal bupivacaine alone, sufentanil or butorphanol in combinati Manpreet Kaur, Sunil Katyal, Suneet Kathuria, Prabhjot Singh Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia , Year 2011, Volume 5, Issue 2 [p. 202-207] DOI: 10.4103/1658-354X.82804 PMID: 21804804Background: The objective of the present study was to compare the onset …

Adjuvant analgesics in neuropathic

September 6, 2013 – 11:05
Adjuvant analgesics in neuropathic

Source Department of Anaesthesiology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong. Abstract Conventional analgesics have limited efficacy in the management of neuropathic pain. An adjuvant analgesic is a drug that has a primary nonpain indication but which may be analgesic in certain circumstances, and many of these have established a role in the pharmacological treatment of neuropathic pain. The number needed to treat is an indirect …

Analgesic adjuvant Caffeine

September 6, 2013 – 11:06
Analgesic adjuvant Caffeine

Caffeine is a ubiquitous substance. From a historical standpoint, caffeine is one of the oldest substances consumed by man in the form of coffee beans, teas, guanara beans and mate. Caffeine is commonly found in many analgesic products as an adjuvant. Caffeine is almost completely absorbed in the GI tract. Since caffeine is lipid soluble, it is rapidly absorbed into the brain where it becomes active within 6-8 min. Caffeine has some analgesic properties …