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2022 Sep 19

JAMA Intern Med

Perioperative Gabapentin Use and In-Hospital Adverse Clinical Events Among Older Adults After Major Surgery.


Park C M, Inouye SK, Marcantonio ER, Metzger E, Bateman BT, Lie JJ, Lee S B, Levin R, Kim D H
JAMA Intern Med. 2022 Sep 19.
PMID: 36121671.


Gabapentin has been increasingly used as part of a multimodal analgesia regimen to reduce opioid use in perioperative pain management. However, the safety of perioperative gabapentin use among older patients remains uncertain.