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Papers: 20 Jul 2019 - 26 Jul 2019

Pharmacology/Drug Development

2019 Oct

Curr Opin Anaesthesiol



The role of gabapentinoids in acute and chronic pain after surgery.


Kumar AH, Habib AS
Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2019 Oct; 32(5):629-634.
PMID: 31335335.


Gabapentinoid use has increased substantially in the past several years after initial promising data with regard to acute perioperative pain control. The purpose of this review is to critically appraise the evidence for the use of gabapentinoids for acute pain management and its impact on the development of chronic pain after surgery.