Chapter 20 Chronic Pain Q&A (1 of 100) Sample Questions
1. MP is 63-year-old man with active stage of herpes zoster (shingles). His shingle rashes have appeared a week ago. Which one of the following pain medications is not a suitable choice?
- A. Venlafaxine
- B. Amitriptyline
- C. Acyclovir
- D. Tramadol
Tips: Acyclovir or antiviral are most effective if used within 3 days of first rash.