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Equianalgesic dosing of opioids.

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Department of Pharmacy Practice, Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy, Pittsburgh, PA 15282, USA. berdine@duq.edu

Abstract

The concept of opioid equianalgesia, limitations in current dose conversion systems, equianalgesic dose tables, and computer assisted dose conversions are discussed. Conversions for methadone, fentanyl and hydromorphone are described.

PMID:
17182514
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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