'Protective premedication': an option with gabapentin and related drugs? A review of gabapentin and pregabalin in in the treatment of post-operative pain.

@article{Dahl2004ProtectivePA,
  title={'Protective premedication': an option with gabapentin and related drugs? A review of gabapentin and pregabalin in in the treatment of post-operative pain.},
  author={J\orgen Berg Dahl and Ole Mathiesen and Steen M\oiniche},
  journal={Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica},
  year={2004},
  volume={48 9},
  pages={1130-6}
}
Substantial progress has been made during the last decades in our understanding of acute pain mechanisms, and this knowledge has encouraged the search for novel treatments. Of particular interest has been the observation that tissue injury initiates a number of modulations of both the peripheral and the central pain pathways, which convert the system from a 'physiological' to a 'pathological' mode of processing afferent information. Gabapentin, which binds to the alpha(2)delta subunit of the… CONTINUE READING

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