Pregabalin for the treatment of postsurgical pain.

  title={Pregabalin for the treatment of postsurgical pain.},
  author={Brian G. Durkin and Christopher Page and Peter Glass},
  journal={Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy},
  volume={11 16},
IMPORTANCE OF THE FIELD Multimodal postoperative pain management targeted at diminishing harmful outcomes should include pregabalin in cases that need opioid reduction and when the risk of developing chronic neuropathic postsurgical pain is present. Gabapentanoids have grown in importance due to their opioid-sparing effects. They may also contribute to the prevention of chronic postsurgical pain. AREAS COVERED IN THIS REVIEW We reviewed the literature regarding the use of gabapentanoids and… CONTINUE READING

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