Opioid-induced hyperalgesia after rapid titration with intravenous morphine: Switching and re-titration to intravenous methadone

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Abstract

Rapid titration with intravenous morphine (IV-MO) provides fast and efficient pain relief in cancer patients with severe-excruciating pain. However, some patients, after an initially favourable response, can develop an hyperexcitated state unrelieved or worsened by further dose increments.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10-13
Number of pages4
JournalAnnals of palliative medicine
Volume1
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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