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Pain Medication (Definition)

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What is best pain medication?

What is best pain medication?

There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more

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What is a stronger pain medication zefron or hydrocodone?

What is a stronger pain medication zefron or hydrocodone?

Zofran (ondansetron)?: I'm assuming you mean zofran (ondansetron) which is actually an anti-nausea medicine. These pain pills can cause nausea and vomiting as a side effect. Talk about it with your doctor. ...Read more

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What type of drug is tramadol? Is it a pain medication?

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 pain medication is best for severe pain?

What pain medication is best for severe pain?

One that works: There is no best medication. You would be well advised to start at the lowest dose and titrate up under a dictor's direction. ...Read more

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Is Ultram pain medicatin a type of narcotic?

Is Ultram pain medicatin a type of narcotic?

Ultram, or tramadol: Works on the same receptors, the mu receptors, but is not a true narcotic. It is considered a narcotic-like pain medication. It can be extremely helpful treating pain and does not have the same abuse potential as narcotics. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What is a good non- narcotic pain medication?

What is a good non- narcotic pain medication?

See below:: Over the counter products examples: 1. Acetaminophen (tylenol) 2. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids): aspirin, Ibuprofen (advil, motrin), or Naproxen (naprosyn, aleve). ...Read more

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What is methodone equal to in pain medication?

What is methodone equal to in pain medication?

Depends: Methadone is a very hard drug to monitor. It has wide variations in different bodies and depends in dose. It is not to be used for fast pain relief and should only be used for chronic pain in opioid tolerant patients. ...Read more

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What is nucynta (tapentadol) and is it safe?

What is nucynta (tapentadol) and is it safe?

Nucynta (tapentadol): It is tapentadol. It has dual actions - working on the opioid and the nor-epinephrine receptors. It is very safe provided you do not have any side effects. ...Read more

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What pain medication works better, mepergan or percocet?

What pain medication works better, mepergan or percocet?

Depends: Mepergan i'd Meperidine and Promethazine and this different from Percocet which is Acetaminophen and oxycodone. From a potency point of view they are different and not interchangeable. ...Read more

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What is pain managment?

A specialty of medic: The purpose of pain management is as it sounds to manage a person;s pain. If done right, a cause should be looked for first. If done right, it shouldn't be just medication but rather include lifestyle modifications, psychological or behavioral interventions, exercise or physical therapy and sometimes alternative treatments too like acupuncture. ...Read more

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What is pain management?

What is pain management?

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What narcotic pain medication is used for dry socket?

What narcotic pain medication is used for dry socket?

Not needed if: You see the dentist everyday for about 2 weeks to change the iodoform gauze. ...Read more

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What pain medication is strongest for chronic back pain?

Complicated Answer: It is not so much which medication is strongest, but rather which one is best for you depending on the cause of your pain and anticipated duration. Also, one must consider kidney and liver function when prescribing various types of pain medications. Some of the classes of drugs used to treat pain include narcotics, anti-inflammatories, anti-depressants, and topical applications. ...Read more

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What narcotic is in mirtazapine?

None: There is nothing in Mirtazapine pharmacologically that acts on the mu receptor which is where narcotics site of action is. It is a noradrenergic and specific serotonergic antidepressant (nassa). ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Narcotic pain medication allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Narcotic pain medication allergy?

Anaphylaxis: A true med allergy is one that no matter the dose, a full blown shut down of all major systems in the body occurs. Skin rash/hives, difficulty breathing, CV Ominous arrhythmia, full blown kidney failure. Immediate intervention and supportive care required to prevent death. Sometimes a mild variation in reaction occurs, short of breath, a skipped heart beat, itchy rash that resolves w w/o help ...Read more

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What is the medication tapentadol used for?

Pain: For moderate to severe pain that has failed to respond to other treatment and for which an opioid is appropriate. ...Read more

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Is nubain pain medication effective?

Is  nubain pain medication effective?

Yes.: A comprehensive description of Nubain is found on wikipedia: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/nubain. ...Read more