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Opioid switching to improve pain relief and drug tolerability

  1. Columba Quigley

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group

Published Online: 18 OCT 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 21 MAY 2004

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004847.pub2

How to Cite

Quigley C. Opioid switching to improve pain relief and drug tolerability. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD004847. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004847.pub2.

Author Information

  1. Pain Research Unit, Cochrane Pain, Palliative & Supportive Care Review Group, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK

*Rohan R Vora, Palliative Care, Gold Coast Health Service District, 127 Nerang Street, Southport, Queensland, 4215, Australia.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Withdrawn from publication for reasons stated in the review
  2. Published Online: 18 OCT 2013


Reason for Withdrawal

The original authors were unable to complete an update of this review. A new protocol is in preparation with a new author team, who have revised the title. Publication of the new protocol is expected in 2014 with the title 'Opioid switching for cancer pain in adults'.

At November 2015, the new author team are no longer available to complete the replacement protocol. Please contact the PaPaS CRG for more information. To view the published versions of this article, please click the 'Other versions' tab.