Pain That Won’t Go Away!

Neuropathic pain can be caused by
diabetes, shingles, or an injury, and can
be very challenging to treat. The elderly
exhibit a higher incidence of neuropathic
pain conditions than younger individuals.
Treatment of neuropathic pain in the
elderly with oral medications usually
requires lower dosing, slower titration, and
more monitoring for efficacy and adverse
effects than in younger patients. Drugs
are absorbed and eliminated at […]

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