An Analgesic is a Medicine That Relieves Pain.
The medicines are commonly used to treat pain due to arthritis, surgery, injury, toothache, headache, menstrual cramps, sore muscles, or other causes.
Analgesic, any drug that relieves pain selectively without blocking the conduction of nerve impulses, markedly altering sensory perception, or affecting consciousness. This selectivity is an important distinction between an analgesic and an anesthetic.
What are Analgesics?
We have listed seven different classes of analgesics:
- Analgesic combinations (includes narcotic analgesic combinations)
- Antimigraine agents
- Cox-2 inhibitors
- Miscellanous analgesics
- Narcotic analgesics
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
List of Medications Used for Analgesic Problems: –