Methadone use in cancer patients with pain: a review.

Abstract

In recent years a better understanding of the pharmacologic and pharmacokinetic properties of methadone, including equianalgesic ratios has led to its increased use as a second line opioid for the treatment of pain in patients with cancer. Methadone may be an important alternative for those who have side effects related to the use of other opioids because… (More)

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@article{Bruera2002MethadoneUI, title={Methadone use in cancer patients with pain: a review.}, author={Eduardo D Bruera and Catherine K Sweeney}, journal={Journal of palliative medicine}, year={2002}, volume={5 1}, pages={127-38} }