Pharmacology Update: Low-Dose Naltrexone as a Possible Nonopioid Modality for Some Chronic, Nonmalignant Pain Syndromes

  title={Pharmacology Update: Low-Dose Naltrexone as a Possible Nonopioid Modality for Some Chronic, Nonmalignant Pain Syndromes},
  author={Diana Trofimovitch and S. Baumrucker},
  journal={American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine®},
  pages={907 - 912}
  • Diana Trofimovitch, S. Baumrucker
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine
  • American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine®
  • Pain can have a devastating effect on the quality of life of patients in palliative medicine. Thus far, majority of research has been centered on opioid-based pain management, with a limited empirical evidence for the use of nonopioid medications in palliative care. However, opioid and nonopioid medications such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs have their limitations in the clinical use due to risk of adverse effects, therefore, there is a need for more research to be directed to finding… CONTINUE READING
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