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Medications for Pain

Drugs associated with Pain

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Pain: An unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Anaprox-DS Rx/OTC C N X 1 review
10

Generic name: naproxen systemic

Drug class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
aspirin / caffeine / salicylamide OTC N N X 1 review
10

Generic name: aspirin / caffeine / salicylamide systemic

Brand names:  BC Fast Pain Relief, Stanback Fast Pain Relief

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: interactions,

 
BC Fast Pain Relief OTC N N X Add review
10

Generic name: aspirin / caffeine / salicylamide systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: interactions,

 
benzocaine / dextromethorphan OTC N N X Add review
10

Generic name: benzocaine / dextromethorphan systemic

Drug class: mouth and throat products

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
bupivacaine liposome Rx C N 2 reviews
10

Generic name: bupivacaine liposome systemic

Brand name:  Exparel

Drug class: local injectable anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
DeWitt's Pain Reliever Rx/OTC C N X 2 reviews
10

Generic name: magnesium salicylate systemic

Drug class: salicylates

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
Doan's Pills Rx/OTC C N X Add review
10

Generic name: magnesium salicylate systemic

Drug class: salicylates

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
Exparel Rx C N 2 reviews
10

Generic name: bupivacaine liposome systemic

Drug class: local injectable anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Feverall Rx/OTC C N X 1 review
10

Generic name: acetaminophen systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Hycet Rx C 2 X Add review
10

Generic name: acetaminophen / hydrocodone systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesic combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Ionsys Rx C 2 X Add review
10

Generic name: fentanyl systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Levo-Dromoran Rx C 2 X 2 reviews
10

Generic name: levorphanol systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Lorcet Rx C 2 X 1 review
10

Generic name: acetaminophen / hydrocodone systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesic combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
magnesium salicylate Rx/OTC C N X 3 reviews
10

Generic name: magnesium salicylate systemic

Brand names:  DeWitt's Pain Reliever, Doan's Pills, MST, Nuprin Backache Caplet

Drug class: salicylates

For consumers: interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
Maxidone Rx C 2 X 1 review
10

Generic name: acetaminophen / hydrocodone systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesic combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Medi-Quik Spray OTC B N 1 review
10

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Motrin IB Rx/OTC C N X 1 review
10

Generic name: ibuprofen systemic

Drug class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Motrin Infant Drops Rx/OTC C N X 1 review
10

Generic name: ibuprofen systemic

Drug class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Myoflex Cream OTC N N 5 reviews
10

Generic name: trolamine salicylate topical

Drug class: topical rubefacient

For consumers: side effects

 
Numorphan Rx C 2 X Add review
10

Generic name: oxymorphone systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Orudis KT OTC C N X 3 reviews
10

Generic name: ketoprofen systemic

Drug class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Oxyfast Rx B 2 X 1 review
10

Generic name: oxycodone systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Palladone Rx C 2 X 1 review
10

Generic name: hydromorphone systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Roxanol Rx C 2 X Add review
10

Generic name: morphine systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Roxanol-T Rx C 2 X Add review
10

Generic name: morphine systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
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Topics under Pain

Alternative treatments for Pain

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Pain. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Pain.

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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