The Atypical Opioids Buprenorphine, tramadol and tapentadolmorphine

The Atypical Opioids Buprenorphine, tramadol and tapentadolmorphine

There are many differences between conventional and atypical opioids, including different efficacies, adverse effects and toxicities, as well as risk of abuse. These factors should be considered when prescribing opioids for chronic pain conditions. Atypical opioids differ from conventional opioids as they do not rely exclusively on mu-receptor agonism for their analgesic effect.

Modern Medicine – Issue 5 2019