Recommendation ID

Is there a potential for dependence associated with pharmacological agents for neuropathic pain?

Any explanatory notes
(if applicable)

There has been some suggestion that some pharmacological agents for neuropathic pain are associated with increased potential for misuse. However, there had not been enough high-quality evidence to adequately explore this issue.

Source guidance details

Comes from guidance
Neuropathic pain in adults: pharmacological management in non-specialist settings
Date issued
November 2013

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research? No  
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?   No  
Last Reviewed 01/09/2020