Prescribing drugs for nerve pain for anaesthetists

Recorded on 4 March 2021 

The second podcast from the Faculty of Pain Medicine discusses prescribing drugs for nerve pain and gives an understanding of the methods, advantages and disadvantages of prescribing Amitriptyline, Duloxetine, Gabapentinoids and Tramadol, as per the NICE Guidance: ‘Neuropathic pain in adults: pharmacological management in non-specialist settings. '

Recorded by the Royal college of anaesthetists 

Dr Douglas Natusch

Consultant Anaesthetist specialising in pain medicine at Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust 

Dr Helen Makins

Consultant in Pain Management in Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust