Tag: Clinical Pain Advisor

Optimizing Intrathecal Drug Therapy for Neuropathic Pain

November 14, 2019 When traditional oral analgesics no longer control pain, some physicians are turning to alternative drug delivery methods that provide pain relief while avoiding systemic adverse effects (AEs). Intrathecal (IT) drug delivery may offer patients more sustained relief for localized, neuropathic pain because it targets the kappa-opioid receptors without the mu-opioid receptor effects,…