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J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother. 2015 Mar;29(1):48-50. doi: 10.3109/15360288.2014.997850. Epub 2015 Jan 5.

Chronic opioid pain management for chronic kidney disease.

Abstract

Questions from patients about pain conditions, pain treatment, and responses from authors are presented to help educate patients and make them effective self-advocates. The topics addressed in this issue are renal or kidney failure and chronic pain management with opioids, morphine, and oxycodone effect in the body over a period of time. This includes process of absorption, distribution, localization in tissues, biotransformation and excretion in chronic kidney disease, expected side effects and recommendations.

KEYWORDS:

chronic; dialysis; kidney disease; nephropathy; opioid

PMID:
25558925
DOI:
10.3109/15360288.2014.997850
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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