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Intractable Pain Summary

Description: Persistent pain that is refractory to some or all forms of treatment.

Also Known As: Pain, Intractable; Refractory Pain; Intractable Pains; Pain, Refractory; Pains, Intractable Show All >>

Networked: 928 relevant articles (79 outcomes, 60 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Intractable Pain

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Morphine (MS Contin) : 12 outcomes 6 studies in 89 results : FDA 37 Generic
  2. Opioid Analgesics (Opioids) : 7 outcomes 5 studies in 57 results : IBA
  3. ziconotide (Prialt) : 5 outcomes in 16 results : FDA 1
  4. Bupivacaine (Bupivacaine Hydrochloride) : 4 outcomes in 23 results : FDA 50 Generic
  5. Analgesics (Analgesic Drugs) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 34 results : IBA
  6. Ketamine : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 21 results : FDA 8 Generic
  7. gabapentin (Neurontin) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 6 results : FDA 37 Generic
  8. Methadone (Dolophine) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 17 results : FDA 22 Generic
  9. Cannabinoids : 2 outcomes 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  10. Narcotics (Narcotic Analgesics) : 2 outcomes in 13 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Intractable Pain

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  2. Pain (Aches)
  3. Chronic Pancreatitis
  4. Neoplasm Metastasis (Metastasis)
  5. Compression Fractures (Compression Fracture)
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Key Therapies for Intractable Pain

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  1. Analgesia : 6 outcomes 4 studies in 40 results
  2. Pancreatectomy : 5 outcomes 1 study in 30 results
  3. Vertebroplasty : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 25 results
  4. Electrodes (Electrode) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 22 results
  5. Palliative Care (Palliative Medicine) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 23 results
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