Which medications in the drug class Analgesics are used in the treatment of Cerebral Aneurysms?

Updated: Dec 06, 2018
  • Author: David S Liebeskind, MD, FAAN, FAHA, FANA; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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Analgesics

These agents help in pain relief.

Morphine sulfate (MSIR, Duramorph, Astramorph, MS Contin)

Drug of choice for analgesia because of reliable and predictable effects, safety profile, and ease of reversibility with naloxone.

Various IV doses used; commonly titrated until desired effect obtained.


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