Recommendation ID
Potential for dependence associated with pharmacological drugs for neuropathic pain:- Is there a potential for dependence associated with pharmacological agents for neuropathic pain?
Any explanatory notes
(if applicable)
Why this is important:- 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. Further research should be conducted as described

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 19/12/2013