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Analgesics with phenacetin

May 19, 2014 – 07:30 am
Analgesics with phenacetin

Analgesic Nephropathy is a condition resulting from damage to the kidney caused by overexposure to mixtures of medications, especially over-the-counter pain medication. This condition occurs throughout the world, ranking as one of the most common causes of chronic renal insufficiency in Australia and Western Europe. It is twice as common in females than in males, and present most commonly in patients of middle-age. The incidence of this condition …

Analgesic safe in asthma

May 16, 2014 – 06:50 am
Analgesic safe in asthma

Source Medical Toxicology Unit, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Trust and School of Health and Life Sciences, Kings College, London, United Kingdom. sarah.levy@gstt.sthames.nhs.uk Abstract Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) cause deterioration in respiratory function in approximately 10% of adults with asthma and a smaller proportion of children with asthma. We propose evidence-based guidelines for the …

Are analgesics stimulants

May 14, 2014 – 06:34 am
Are analgesics stimulants

Abstract Psychostimulants have multiple roles in the adjuvant treatment of pain. This article reviews the pharmacology of different agents in this class. Studies will be discussed that demonstrate the efficacy of these drugs in potentiating opioid analgesia, counteracting opioid-induced sedation and cognitive impairment, allowing dose escalation in difficult pain syndromes, and alleviating symptoms of depression. Practical guidelines will be suggested …

Safest analgesics in pregnancy

May 5, 2014 – 03:26 am
Safest analgesics in pregnancy

Source Department of General Anesthesiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA. Abstract Intercostal neuralgia is one of many possible neurological disorders associated with pregnancy. A woman presented in the 34th week of her 4th pregnancy with progressing right-sided pain and hypoesthesia in the ribs, right upper quadrant of the abdomen, and mid-thoracic area of her back. With a clinical diagnosis of pregnancy-related intercostal neuralgia …

Analgesics safe in liver disease

September 6, 2013 – 11:04
Analgesics safe in liver disease

Source Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 401 Haddon Avenue, Camden, NJ 08103, USA. benson@umdnj.edu Abstract Acetaminophen has been used safely and effectively for many years to manage pain and/or fever in patients of all ages. It is commonly recommended as first-line therapy for a variety of patients and conditions, including the elderly, children with viral illnesses, and …

Analgesics safe to use in pregnancy

September 6, 2013 – 11:03
Analgesics safe to use in pregnancy

(LifeWire) - Pregnancy and discomfort often go hand in hand. But when discomfort progresses to pain, what medications can expectant mothers use for relief? Luckily, safe painkiller options exist, but as with everything else during pregnancy, diligence is necessary. Pain medications, also called analgesics, can be obtained either over-the-counter (OTC) or by prescription. Naturally, prescription-strength painkillers are usually more potent than OTCs …

Analgesic safety

September 6, 2013 – 11:07 am
Analgesic safety

I got minor relief from MSM but the only thing that really worked for me was extract of turmeric. It s anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties are well documented. It is a cox-2 inhibitor but has a centuries old track record proving both efficacy and safety, as opposed to the current crop of cox-2 drugs that get pulled from the shelf every couple of months.Exv99w1

Analgesics Sold over the Counter

September 6, 2013 – 11:04
Analgesics Sold over the Counter

Source Division of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104-6003, USA. Abstract BACKGROUND: It is just 100 years since the introduction of aspirin to medicine. Since then, aspirin and its derivatives have been joined by acetaminophen, and the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs--ibuprofen, naproxen sodium, and ketoprofen--as the only over-the-counter (OTC) agents approved by the US Food …