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Revista Brasileira de Anestesiologia

Print version ISSN 0034-7094On-line version ISSN 1806-907X

Abstract

TANAKA, Pedro Paulo  and  MOSS, Jonathan. The role of peripheral opiate antagonists in pain medicine and perioperative care. Rev. Bras. Anestesiol. [online]. 2008, vol.58, n.5, pp.533-547. ISSN 0034-7094.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-70942008000500011.

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Pre-clinical and clinical trials of peripheral opiate antagonists have shed new light on the effects of exogenous and endogenous opioids. CONTENTS: This article review preclinical studies and clinical opioid bowel disfunction trials. CONCLUSIONS: If approved these drugs may offer potential solutions to important clinical problems in pain management.

Keywords : ANALGESICS, Opioids [antagonists]; COMPLICATIONS [constipation].

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