Chapter 9. Topical, Oral, and Perineural α-Adrenoreceptor Agonists

  1. Gary J. McCleane MD, FFARCSI, DA, DipIMC, Dip Pain Mang Consultant in Pain Management

Published Online: 30 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300796.ch9

Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options

Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options

How to Cite

McCleane, G. J. (2009) Topical, Oral, and Perineural α-Adrenoreceptor Agonists , in Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300796.ch9

Author Information

  1. Rampark Pain Centre, Lurgan, Northern Ireland, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 6 JUN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405178235

Online ISBN: 9781444300796

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Keywords:

  • topical, oral, and perineural α-adrenoreceptor agonists;
  • clonidine as sole analgesic;
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS);
  • clonidine effect in reducing opioid withdrawal reactions;
  • Tizanadine for muscle spasms;
  • Tizanadine and pain-relieving effects;
  • drugs active at α-adrenoreceptors and pain relief

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Clinical use of α-adrenoreceptor agonists

  • Tizanadine

  • Conclusions

  • Bibliography