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Analgesic (Definition)

Analgesic is a medication similar to Pain medicine. An analgesic is any member of the group of drugs used to ...Read more

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What's the most effective over-the-counter pain reliever?

What's the most effective over-the-counter pain reliever?

Depends: It depends on any other problems you may have, but in the absence of liver disease tylenol in recommended amounts and in the absence of kidney or stomach trouble, Ibuprofen or Naproxen are effective. Ibuprofen or Naproxen is proabably better than tylenol for pain, especially arthritic pain. Neither should be used in large amounts or for a prolonged period of time without consulting a physician. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
Daily
Avoid fast movements
Once
See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
Weekly
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Is there an over-the-counter pain reliever for hbp?

Is there an over-the-counter pain reliever for hbp?

????: What is your question? Hbp stands for high blood pressure. What is your pain complaint? ...Read more

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What do doctors think is the top over-the-counter pain reliever for pms?

What do doctors think is the top over-the-counter pain reliever for pms?

At Healthtap we try: To steer clear of recommending particular brands. A combination pain reliever with diuretic can be beneficial. Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for pms / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Stretch and exercise
Once
Use NSAIDs and pain medications for relief
Daily
Get an X-ray/MRI in 4 weeks if not better
Once
See a spine specialist if not better after 6 weeks
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What can I do if my clothing hurts! what is the best over-the-counter pain reliever for this?

Nothing: Over the counter medicine will not help the pain in your clothing. Get other clothing without pain. ...Read more

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Which over-the-counter pain reliever works best after tooth extraction?

Which over-the-counter pain reliever works best after tooth extraction?

Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen 600-800mg taken every six hours works great. If allergic to aspirin, nsaids or are taking blood thinners ask your doctor first. Acetaminophen (paracetamol) 650mg every 6 hours will help, but will not control the inflammation that causes the pain. If needed, you can take both if you don't exceed 3200mg Ibuprofen or 3000mg Acetaminophen per day. Talk to your dentist for specific help. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use a good lumbar support for proper sitting posture
Once
Always focus on your posture
Daily
Try deep tissue massage
60 Min, Every other week, forever
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Which over-the-counter pain reliever (other than tylenol) works best after tooth extraction?

Which over-the-counter pain reliever (other than tylenol) works best after tooth extraction?

NSAIDs OTC: The usual painkillers of choice are ibuprofen or ketoprofen. If concerned ask your surgeon for more information. ...Read more

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