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Are there any specific analgesics good for treating bursitis and femur/hip pain? Post-op 8 years femur repair with hardware.

Are there any specific analgesics good for treating bursitis and femur/hip pain? Post-op 8 years femur repair with hardware.

NSAIDS are good: Analgesics but it may aggravate your abdominal discomfort and barrett's esophagus. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is less effective but worth a try and less hard on your stomach. Narcotic meds (codeine, morphine, hydro and oxycodone ) can be used for severe pain. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Analgesia (Definition)

Analgesia is the decrease or absence of pain sensibility without a loss of consciousness. Experiencing pain relief may happen without a person ...Read more


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I have bursitis in my shoulder, will bengay cream help?

I have bursitis in my shoulder, will bengay cream help?

Need to add exercise: The shoulder exercise program under the guidance of physical therapy is your best next move. You should have an evaluation by your physician to make sure what the diagnosis is. Although injections can help these are not done first. ...Read more

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My left knee is sore and aching had bursitis last october painful. Use cream and tablets. Is mainly on standing on bottom half of knee like a strain?

My left knee is sore and aching had bursitis last october painful. Use cream and tablets. Is mainly on standing on bottom half of knee like a strain?

Several possibilitie: Pain in the knee with weightbearing could be from arthritis, a torn meniscus, or other issues. It's not possible to say without more information. If the knee has been hurting since october it's time to get it looked at again by a physician. ...Read more

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My left knee is sore and aching had bursitis last october painful. Use cream and tablets. Is mainly on standing on bottom half of knee like a strain?

My left knee is sore and aching had bursitis last october painful.   Use cream and tablets. Is mainly on standing on bottom half of knee like a strain?

Bursitis is one poss: Bursitis is one possibility but there are a lot of other things that could happen to the knee the answer depends on your evaluation, imaging, etc. Exercise is often a good choice but you still need a correct diagnosis. Other possibilities include butsitis other types of problems include , tendonitis , cartilage problems, ligament arthritis etc. ...Read more

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If you have patella tendinopathy and bursitis doing exercises pain and swelling no different after 5 weeks what can I do to help with pain ?

If you have patella tendinopathy and bursitis  doing exercises  pain and swelling no different after 5 weeks what can I do to help with pain ?

Injection sometimes: If first line treatments fail some patients benefit from injection of concentrated platelets (provided from your own blood) into the damaged tendon. The effectiveness of this treatment, however, is still under investigation and insurance often does not pay for it. Still, it may be worthwhile to look into if surgery becomes the only other alternative. ...Read more

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Will triamcinolone acetonide cream help with pain from bacterial vaginal infection?

Will triamcinolone acetonide cream help with pain from bacterial vaginal infection?

Not really: If indeed your pain is due to bacterial vaginal infection, triamcinolone cream will not be very helpful, it can even worsen your situation. You may want to see your doctor or ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Please tell me if analgesic nephrology is reversible?

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Please tell me if analgesic nephrology is reversible?

Analgesic nephropath: Hi dalton1, if you mean analgesic nephropathy then it depends on how damaged your kidneys were and whether you are still taking analgesic medications. Ibuprofen itself can cause kidney injury but when mixed with codeine, tylenol, (acetaminophen) aspirin, etc, you can have severe injury. If your kidneys are working fine and you no longer take analgesia, then there is a good chance no further injury will occur. ...Read more

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What are the new narcotic analgesics?

What are the new narcotic analgesics?

New opioids for pain: Most of the new products coming out have abuse deterrence or resistance built into the product. Embed(morphine), HysinglaER(hydrocodone), Zohydro(hydrocodone), Exalgo(hydromorphone), Opana ER-Crush resistant, ...Read more

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Can weightlifters use narcotic analgesics?

Can weightlifters use narcotic analgesics?

Not recommended: If weight lifting hurts - need to find out why or you should not be doing it. It should be fun. Need to see a trainer - let it heal and start under supervision If it still hurts you must see a physician ...Read more

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What is the strongest painkiller (analgesic)?

What is the strongest painkiller (analgesic)?

Fentanyl: is the most potent of the readily available opioids. Available in a oral preparation and a transdermal patch. ...Read more

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Why do some athletes use narcotic analgesics?

Why do some athletes use narcotic analgesics?

Pain: Pain relief is a major reason that people may use narcotics. Unfortunately, some people also use them recreationally. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the analgesic tramadol work?

Can you tell me how the analgesic tramadol work?

Tramadol: is a rather unique analgesic drug that is indicated for moderate to moderately severe pain. Although it binds to mu receptors, tramadol is not technically classified as an opioid analgesic. Instead, it is classified as a centrally acting synthetic analgesic compound and therefore is not a scheduled narcotic drug. ...Read more

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What are the 5 most common analgesics that are not narcotics?

What are the 5 most common analgesics that are not narcotics?

Non-steroidal analge: Ibuprofen, naproxen, are non steroidal anti inflammatory analgesics aspirin acetaminophen gabapentin, lyrica some steroid agents and many anti seizure and anti- depressant medications. ...Read more

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Can somebody tell me how can narcotic analgesics work to reduce pain?

Receptors: This is a brief answer to a complicated ?. But basically they block the receptors that elicit the pain. ...Read more

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Are there any analgesics that are not contraindicated with bleeding disorders?

Are there any analgesics that are not contraindicated with bleeding disorders?

Yes.: Generally the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen, naprosyn (naproxen) and ketorolac are relatively contraindicated in patients with bleeding disorders while Acetaminophen and opiates are not. ...Read more

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I need to know what is the difference between sedatives, analgesics, and paralytics?

Many things: Sedatives such as versed and valium provide relaxation and anxiolysis. Analgesics help to decrease pain. Paralytics relax striated muscle and are typically administered intraoperatively to facilitate surgical exposure. ...Read more

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Why do analgesic drugs have the same effect ad antipyretic agents? Why is it that some drugs produce both effects?

Why do analgesic drugs have the same effect ad antipyretic agents? Why is it that some drugs produce both effects?

Prostaglandins: A very good & interesting question. Fevers and pain are commonly due to the release of inflammatory chemicals in the body called prostaglandins. The drugs that can both reduce fevers and lessen pain work by suppressing the body's production of these chemicals. By comparison, opiate pain relievers work via a different mechanism. They do not affect prostaglandins, and so will not reduce a fever. ...Read more

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I have a continous dry coughing for a week now and I took coughing analgesic but no use I dont have any flu syptoms or though?

I have a continous dry coughing for  a week now and I took coughing analgesic but no use I dont have any flu syptoms or though?

Dry cough: There are other causes of cough besides infections. More commonly dry cough has another cause: acid reflux (even without heartburn) and post-nasal drip (commonly from nasal allergies) or perhaps due to pregnancy. Consider these other possibilities based on other symptoms. There are some excellent OTC treatment options available if any of these apply before deciding to get a medical checkup. ...Read more

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Toddle with temperature that ranges between 39-40 for the past two days I have given suppositories and analgesics but it keeps coming back ?

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Toddle with temperature that ranges between 39-40 for the past two days I have given suppositories and analgesics but it keeps coming back ?

Check the dosage: make sure that you are giving the right dose for his weight and at the right intervals, if temperature keeps spiking otherwise, or any other symptom, you need to take your toddler to the pediatrician, wish you both wellness ...Read more

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Are analgesics and antibiotics considered systemic? I am being asked what body systems are involved with certain medications for my homework and i cannot find these categories in my body-systems material. Can you help?

Are analgesics and antibiotics considered systemic? I am being asked what body systems are involved with certain medications for my homework and i cannot find these categories in my body-systems material. Can you help?

Yes, : Yes, if you take them by mouth they are. Antibiotics and analgesics can also get into the blood stream when given intravenously or rectally. Analgesics and antibiotics that are not systemic might include certain eye drops or ointments, topical medications that go on your skin, spray in your nose or something that is swished in the mouth and spit out. ...Read more

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What exactly is analgesic nephropathy syndrome?

Phenacetin: Analgesic nephropathy is chronic kidney disease caused by long term use of phenacetin, Acetaminophen (tylenol) and certain nsaid's such as ibuprofen. The incidence of this disease is much lower nowadays due to less availability of phenacetin. ...Read more

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Could you need an analgesic for colonoscopy if diprivan is being given?

Possible: Diprivan (propofol) is often used in sedation for colonoscopy. However, the person providing the sedation (md, aa, crna, rn) can choose to also give analgesics also my with the diprivan. Please discuss this issue with the provider before, and ensure all your questions are answered. ...Read more

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What depressants act as both an analgesic and a sedative?

What depressants act as both an analgesic and a sedative?

Typically tricyclics: typically tricyclic antidepressants help with pain and sleep. although the dose varies for pain control, sleep and depression. these meds need to be monitored because of potential side effects. ideally see a physician for getting on any meds ...Read more

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Do analgesics work on clogged ears?

Do analgesics work on clogged ears?

May help with pain..: But will not help the cause of clogged ears which should be evaluated and not masked with pain meds. ...Read more

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Will analgesics help statin muscle pain?

Will analgesics help statin muscle pain?

Statin: Coenzyme q10 is useful for stain muscle aches, analgesics can be used.. Speak to your dr about what is appropriate for you. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: analgesic?

What is the definition or description of: analgesic?

Pain reliever: An analgesic is any member of the group of drugs used to relieve pain (achieve analgesia). ...Read more

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What are analgesic tolerance and dependance?

Long term effects: Analgesic tolerance means decreased analgesic effect in long-term opioid treatment and the patient needs higher doses to experience the same effect. Physical dependence is actual change in physiologic response, i.e. If the patient stops the substance, the withdrawal signs will appear. Psychological dependence is some kind of perception which patient feels his well-being is from that substance. ...Read more

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Why analgesics can lead to internal haemorrhage?

Why analgesics can lead to internal haemorrhage?

Internal bleed : Nsaid's and salicylic acid derivative analgesics are the most common ones. Unlikely if used as prescribed and if no predisposition. "internal hemorrhage" can mean many things which depends on the context. Do inform your doctor if you are experiencing this problem. ...Read more

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Bursitis (Definition)

Inflammation of the bursa, a fluid-filled sac that acts as a cushion between ...Read more


Analgesic (Definition)

An analgesic is any member of the group of drugs used to ...Read more