[Management of opioid maintenance treatments when analgesic treatments are required].

Abstract

Opioid maintenance treatments (OMT) reduce illicit opiate use and its associated risks. They are often prescribed on a long-term basis. Physiological changes induced by long-term OMT may cause hyperalgesia and cross-tolerance to opioid agonists, which suggests that the dosage of analgesic treatment should be modified in cases of acute pain, especially when… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.lpm.2012.09.036

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@article{Laprvote2013ManagementOO, title={[Management of opioid maintenance treatments when analgesic treatments are required].}, author={Vincent Lapr{\'e}vote and Pierre A Geoffroy and Benjamin Rolland and Beno{\^i}t F Leheup and Paolo Di Patrizio and Olivier Cottencin and Raymund Schwan}, journal={Presse medicale}, year={2013}, volume={42 7-8}, pages={1085-90} }