alexa Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia

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Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia

Opioid-induced hyperalgesia (OIH) is a state of sensitization of pain receptors caused by opioid use. In OIH, there is a paradoxical response to opioids, in which opioids that are used to produce analgesia will instead induce sensitization to certain painful stimuli.

 

Citation: Youssef F, Pater A, Shehata M (2015) Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia. J Pain Relief 4:183. doi: 10.4172/2167-0846.1000183

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