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Clinical use: neuropathic pain 

Clinical use: neuropathic pain
Clinical use: neuropathic pain

Cathy Stannard

, Michael Coupe

, and Anthony Pickering

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date: 20 August 2019

Opioids can be useful in treating neuropathic pain. There are theoretical reasons why neuropathic pain may show reduced sensitivity to opioid therapy. Morphine, oxycodone, and tramadol have the best published evidence to support their use in the treatment of neuropathic pain. Opioids may have a role in reducing other pain sensations such as static or dynamic allodynia.

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