Pharmacological intervention for pain/musculoskeletal

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kernmr
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24463
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Pharmacological intervention for pain/musculoskeletal
Updated:
2010-06-21 22:52:10
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pain musculoskeletal
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drugs used for pain and muscles
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  1. nonopioid
    provides analgesia (unable to feel pain) and pain relief, produces anti-infammatory effects, anti-pyretic (reduces fever) ie advil, motrin, ibuprofen, aleve, naprosyn
  2. opioid (narcotics)
    provides analgesia for acute serve pain ie codeine, morpine, demorol
  3. glucocortcoid (corticosteroids)
    produces hormonal, anti-inflammatory, and metabolic effects ie prednisone

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