Pain Pharmacology

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For chronic pain, first line evidence based medications include tricyclics, gabapentinoids and SNRIs. Treatment involves empirical, N-of-1 trials. Expect analgesic failure, but pursue analgesic success. There is a limited role for long term opioids. Analgesia is not normally distributed.