Pain control

Achieving good pain control presents a considerable challenge in caring for patients with GBS. Musculoskeletal pain often responds well to a combination of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as diclofenac, and opiates. Neuropathic pain related to injury or dysfunction of the nerves is more difficult to manage, and tricyclic antidepressants or antiepileptic drugs are usually more efficacious.71,72 If the side effects of carbamazepine (liver dysfunction, hyponatraemia, and blood dyscrasias) are problematical, gabapentin and ketamine are useful second-line agents.

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