August 18, 2021

Pharmacologic Therapy for Acute Pain – 08/13/2021

American Family Physician

Lots to review, note that Gabapentinoids and antidepressant meds used to treat chronic neuropathic pain are not supposed to be used to treat acute pain.  Also, a key recommendation is that opioids should be used for no more than three days only for severe pain, and only in combination with other meds.