[Oxycodone and pregabalin using transdermal fentanyl patch provided relief of symptoms for postherpetic neuropathic pain in a patient with non-small cell lung cancer].


This paper presents a man in his 70's with non-small cell lung cancer (cT3N2M0, Stage III A) after chemoradiation therapy during follow-up visits. He was referred to the department of palliative care 1 month after the occurrence of herpes zoster, because of pain. Opioids (transdermal fentanyl patch and rapid-release oxycodone) were administered for his… (More)