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What is the strongest OTC pain killer?

What is the strongest OTC pain killer?

Depends: The answer to this question depends on why you are asking. Obviously the number of pills you take will define the dose, or strength. Be cautioned however that almost all medications have side effects, many of which, given a high enough dose or a long enough exposure period, can be health harmful. Also do not mask pain but rather find the source and treat appropiately. ...Read more

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


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What is the most powerful pain killer?

What is the most powerful pain killer?

There are many: There are many type of pain killers it depends upon the type of pain your trying to eliminate. Most dental pain is caused by localized inflammation in a particular area do to infection or trauma to a specific area. If your trying to eliminate pain from the central nervous system then you need something in the codiene family. Otherwise the nsaids work fine. ...Read more

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Is taking a broken pain killer dangerous?

Is taking a broken pain killer dangerous?

If it's long acting: Pain medication like ms contin (morphine) or Oxycontin then yes, you shouldn't take it. If it's regular release, you can if you were desperate. ...Read more

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What is the strongest pain killer there is?

General Anesthesia: Oral pain killers all are relatively the same in terms of effectiveness if taken in equipotent doses. There are some issues that complicate their effectiveness as some meds are metabolized differently and some individuals are more or less responsive to the medication. Also, the use of other medications may have the same effect. Some meds are more effective for neuropathic pain-the pain from nerves ...Read more

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What is the strongest pain killer available?

What is the strongest pain killer available?

Depends: Depends on source/cause of pain. Strongest narcotic regularly used is probably Fentanyl which does not come as a pill, but as a patch.Oxycodone & combinations of it like Percodan/Percocet come as a pill-but even these aren't as good as simple ibuprofen for some types of pain that are inflammatory. Also, some people just respond better to one med than another. Talk w/your dr. If you need pain relief. ...Read more

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What is the strongest pain killer on the market?

What is the strongest pain killer on the market?

Several medicines: The strongest pain killers or analgesics would be the opiates. They are multiple ones available in varying formulation. They include, but are not limited to, oxycodone, morphine, oxymorphone, fentanyl, and hydromorphone. The strength is partly dependent on the dose. ...Read more

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What exactly is the fastest pain killer ever known?

Not a good question: For what purpose, for what indication, how administered?
And why? ...Read more

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What is the most potent pain killer ever synthesized?

What is the most potent pain killer ever synthesized?

The human brain: In traumatic situations (after a car accident) people report that they did not feel pain, until help arrived. The unconscious brain goes into action and numbs the pain, possibly to insure survival as much as possible. Hypnosis activates this unconscious mechanism in helping people manage chronic pain. It can be used for migraines, back pain and dental work. ...Read more

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Please advise what is the strongest pain killer there is?

Probably fentanyl: There are a number if pain medications out there and many of them work in different ways. However, pound for pound, fentanyl is probably the strongest. Because it is so potent, it should only be used in certain situations and specific, well chosen patient populations. Not everyone is a candidate to be prescribed this medication. ...Read more

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How do I treat my regular headche without taking any pain killer?

Yoga, relaxation: Yoga, relaxation. Staying in a dark room, avoiding precipitating factors...stress, noise, stimulant food or drink. See PMD for full evaluation to find any possible preventable cause. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about a pain killer that you don't withdraw from?

Can you tell me about a pain killer that you don't withdraw from?

Not really: There are neural modulators that you may not have withdrawal symptoms from, but 'pain killers' gen mean narcotics, tramadol, or even NSAIDs like ibuprofen.Any of these can have a 'withdrawal' syndrome, though some are more severe than others & all have potential side-effects with long-term use. Consult your dr. To determine if any are right for you. ...Read more

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Is there really a thing such a chronic bck pain and taking pain killer forever?

Depends: You are very young to have chronic back pain. Physical therapy would be the best initial treatment. You may need to see a doctor as there are other ailments which you may have that can be treated. ...Read more

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Does it work against you in the longrun to alleviate pain with a strong pain killer?

Pain killer: This really depends on how long you use the med for. Any med used long term is bad and certainly does work against you especially if it a pain med. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the safest and best pain killer with a low percentage of people who have allergic reactions?

No such drug: Except placebo. Which safely relieves pain in 30% of patients. All drugs have side effects, especially in large quantities and when taken long term. Best course of action is to see your physician who will address the cause of your pain and prescribe a medication that's safe for you. ...Read more

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I mean if u use pain killer medisin many use them even if they don't have pain but pain memory kick in or something like that?

No: You should never use pain medicine unless you need it. Then if you need it you should know why you have the pain in the first place. Just using pain medicine is dangerous and can be harmful to you! ...Read more

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Pain killer causing itching?

Pain killer causing itching?

Yes: Nausea, itching, sedation, and constipation are the most common side effects of opioid medications. ...Read more

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Swelling from medicine pain killer?

Swelling from medicine pain killer?

Swelling: Opioids (if that is what you are taking) can cause fluid retention. If this is general swelling then it could be an adverse reaction or allergy - I would have your doctor check it out. ...Read more

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Is morphine the most powerful pain killer?

Is morphine the most powerful pain killer?

Subjective: Narcotics like morphine are helpful for many types of pain - it does not necessarily mean they are the best choices for all subtypes of pain. Thus its difficult say what is exactly is the most powerful pain killer since everyone's response to different pain medications varies as does their exact mix of pain subtypes (i.e. Musculoskeletal pain vs nerve pain). ...Read more

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Side effects of pain killer named endopar?

Side effects of pain killer named endopar?

Must be other nation: Do not recognize the brand endopar. Can you write its generic name? You must be from a country outside the states, where brand names differ. ...Read more

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Is morphine the highest degree of pain killer?

Morphine: Morphine is the gold standard and even today most medications are compared to morphine. However there are other medications that are more potent. ...Read more

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Is a pain killer good for making love on honeymoon?

Nope: The only pain killer that would help you enjoy your honeymoon is an air tight prenuptial agreement. ...Read more

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Help please! Is dihydrocodeine a strong pain killer?

Definitely yes: The question if why you want it.

If you find the cause of the pain and heal that the pain goes away without the need for pain killers which only treat the symptoms. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best over-the-counter pain killer!?

Please recommend the best over-the-counter pain killer!?

OTC painkillers: The best over-the-counter painkillers for toothache are NSAIDs or Tylenol (acetaminophen). It can be very dangerous to take too much even over the counter medication. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to take a pain killer with clenbuterol?

Yes and No: While it is possible for you to take a pain medication (opiate) and clenbuterol, the bigger question is it safe? Probably not safe. The drug clenbuterol is banned from the fda and has been listed as a banned substance by many organizations due to the side effects and performance enhancing effects. Side effects include increased heart rate, muscular tremors, headaches, nausea, fever, and chills. ...Read more

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What are good ways to kill the pain without taking pain-killer?

Relaxation: Pain is often intensified by ones perception of it. If one spends evry hour focused on the pain and stressed about the pain the pain can be more painful. Heat, stretching, massage relaxation, watching a favorite comedy, etc are all things that can help lessen ones perception of pain. Meds work by blocking the pain proteins that cause ones nerves to fire. The 2 in combo work best. ...Read more

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Please describe the next stongest pain killer after oxycontin 80mg?

What are we treating: First we need to understand what are we treating. Increasing the dose is not always a solution, ovation of medication may be ale o decree the dose and provide efficacy ...Read more

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Is it okay to take pills like an over-the-counter pain killer if its exp. By a couple of months?

Expiration: In general yes, of course. Especially if they have been in a medicine cabinet and not in direct sunlight. ...Read more

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