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Pharmacology/Drug Development

2022 Jan 27

Curr Pain Headache Rep

Gabapentinoid Use in Perioperative Care and Current Controversies.


Patel AS, Abrecht CR, Urman RD
Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2022 Jan 27.
PMID: 35084656.


This review summarizes the risks and benefits of gabapentinoids (gabapentin and pregabalin) for perioperative pain control and the controversies surrounding their use in a variety of settings. We review current literature with the goal of providing patient-centric and procedure-specific recommendations for the use of these medications.