Epidural methadone results in dose-dependent analgesia in cancer pain, further enhanced by epidural dexamethasone


Background:This study was designed to evaluate the role of epidural methadone-lidocaine in cancer pain combined or not to epidural dexamethasone.Methods:In all, 72 cancer patients, 32- to 67-year-old were randomized to six groups (n=12) and prospectively studied to examine analgesia and adverse effects for 3 weeks. Patients received single-dose protocol… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/bjc.2012.593


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