NAVC Journal CE

Gabapentin and Amantadine for Chronic Pain: Is Your Dose Right?

This Course Is Approved for 1 CE Credit     |     Tamara Grubb, DVM, PhD, DACVAA

This article describes the complexity of chronic pain, the need for multimodal therapy, and the use gabapentin and amantadine at correct dosages and administration frequencies in treatment protocols.

After completing this article, readers will be able to compare protective pain and maladaptive pain, discuss the reasons that chronic pain can be difficult to treat and the need for multimodal analgesia, describe the role of gabapentin and amantadine in the treatment of chronic pain, and prepare treatment protocols by using the proper dosing and administration intervals.

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