Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Pain and treatments

Non-Opioid analgesic and compound analgesics such as paracetamol, Co-codamol (Codeine Phosphate and Paracetamol), and Co-dydramol (Dihydrocodeine and Paracetamol) are used in the treatment of pain.

Opioid analgesics such as Morphine Sulphate, Diamorphine Hydrochloride, Fentanyl, Oxycodone Hydrochloride, Pethidine Hydrochloride and Tramadol Hydrochloride are used in treating pain.

Aspirin and Ibuprofen (Non-steroid anti-inflammatory medicines) are used in the treatment of pain