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Analgesia: Mechanisms of Action

May 18, 2014 – 07:26 am
Analgesia: Mechanisms of Action

Source Graduate Institute of Chinese Medical Science, China Medical University, Taiwan. jglin@mail.cmu.edu.tw Abstract The mechanism of acupuncture analgesia (AA) has been widely explored since the 1970s. Early studies investigated the relationship between acupuncture and endogenous opiates (beta-endorphin, enkephalin, endomorphin and dynorphin). Before the 1990s, most experts agreed on the concept that in normal animal models, lower frequency electroacupuncture …

Narcotic Analgesics in Pregnancy

September 6, 2013 – 11:04
Narcotic Analgesics in Pregnancy

Definition Opioid analgesics , also known as narcotic analgesics, are pain relievers that act on the central nervous system. Like all narcotics, they may become habit-forming if used over long periods. Purpose Opioid analgesics are used to relieve pain from a variety of conditions. Some are used before or during surgery (including dental surgery), both to relieve pain and to make anesthetics work more effectively. They may also be used for the same …

Pregnancy category b analgesics

September 6, 2013 – 11:03
Pregnancy category b analgesics

Oxycodone is also known as: Dazidox, ETH-Oxydose, Endocodone, M-Oxy, Oxecta, OxyContin, OxyIR, Oxydose, Oxyfast, Percolone, Roxicodone, Roxicodone Intensol Oxycodone Pregnancy Warnings Oxycodone has been assigned to pregnancy category B by the FDA. Some combination products that contain oxycodone [such as Percocet (R) and Tylox(R)] are assigned to pregnancy category C. Use of narcotic analgesics in late pregnancy is associated with the risk of neonatal …

Analgesics pregnancy Category

September 6, 2013 – 11:03
Analgesics pregnancy Category

In most cases, physicians affirm that most analgesics are safe to take during pregnancy. Certain cautions and conditions apply, however. All analgesics in pregnancy affect the unborn child, so some drugs should be avoided completely, while other analgesics are acceptable only during certain periods in the child s growth. To determine if a particular analgesic is safe for a certain pregnant patient, medical professionals consider many factors, including …

Analgesic ear Drops in Pakistan

September 6, 2013 – 11:04
Analgesic ear Drops in Pakistan

INN: Antipyrine—Phenazone. {01} BAN: Antipyrine—Phenazone. {01} JAN: Benzocaine—Ethyl aminobenzoate. {01} VA CLASSIFICATION Primary: OT400 Secondary: OT300 Commonly used brand name(s): A/B Otic; Allergen; Analgesic Otic; Antiben; Auralgan; Aurodex; Auroto; Dolotic; Ear Drops; Earache Drops; Otocalm. Note: For a listing of dosage forms and brand names by country availability, see Dosage Forms section(s). Category: Analgesic-anesthetic (otic)— cerumen …

Analgesics and cardiac patients

September 6, 2013 – 11:05
Analgesics and cardiac patients

Source Department of Anesthesia, Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences, Andhra Pradesh, India. madhavidev@hotmail.com Abstract OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of topical valdecoxib as an analgesic during chest tube removal in postcardiac surgical patients. DESIGN: A prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. SETTING: The study was performed in the cardiac intensive care unit. PARTICIPANTS: Fifty-three …

Analgesia and Anesthesia Impact factors

September 6, 2013 – 11:04
Analgesia and Anesthesia Impact factors

Anesthesia & Analgesia, the official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS), reports continued increase in its Impact Factor, the rating of academic and scientific journals tracked and published annually by Thomson Reuters. The Journal s 2010 Impact Factor increased from 3.08 to 3.27. The journal s Immediacy Index, which measures citations of the journal s articles within one year of publication, and its Eigenfactor score …

Analgesics pregnancy

September 6, 2013 – 11:03
Analgesics pregnancy

The American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology has published a new CDC study: “Maternal Treatment with Opioid Analgesics and Risk for Birth Defects”. You can read the abstract of the article here. The findings from this article are summarized in the following text. Main Findings from this Study Treatment with opioid analgesics was linked with the following birth defects: Spina bifida (a type of neural tube defect) Hydrocephaly (build up of fluid …