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Medications for Pain/Fever

What is Pain/Fever:  Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. Pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage.

Medications to treat Pain/Fever

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

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Excedrin N N X 4 reviews
9.0

Generic name: acetaminophen / aspirin / caffeine systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
acetaminophen / aspirin / caffeine N N X 9 reviews
9.0

Generic name: acetaminophen / aspirin / caffeine systemic

Brand names:  Excedrin, Excedrin Migraine, Goody's Extra-Strength Headache Powders, Pamprin Max Menstrual Pain Relief, Goody's Headache Powders, Vanquish, Anacin Advanced Headache Formula, Backaid Inflammatory Pain Formula, Arthriten, Genace

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Excedrin Migraine N N X Add review Rate

Generic name: acetaminophen / aspirin / caffeine systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
naproxen / pseudoephedrine N N X Add review
5.0

Generic name: naproxen / pseudoephedrine systemic

Brand names:  Aleve-D Sinus & Cold, Aleve-D Sinus & Headache, Sudafed 12 Hour Pressure+Pain

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Aleve-D Sinus & Cold N N X Add review
5.0

Generic name: naproxen / pseudoephedrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Goody's Extra-Strength Headache Powders N N X 3 reviews
7.0

Generic name: acetaminophen / aspirin / caffeine systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Pamprin Max Menstrual Pain Relief N N X Add review Rate

Generic name: acetaminophen / aspirin / caffeine systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Goody's Headache Powders N N X Add review
6.0

Generic name: acetaminophen / aspirin / caffeine systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Vanquish N N X Add review Rate

Generic name: acetaminophen / aspirin / caffeine systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Anacin Advanced Headache Formula N N X Add review Rate

Generic name: acetaminophen / aspirin / caffeine systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine N N X Add review
5.0

Generic name: acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine systemic

Brand names:  Vicks Dayquil Cold & Flu Relief, Comtrex Cold & Cough, Comtrex Cold and Cough Maximum Strength, Theraflu Daytime Severe Cold & Cough, Mapap Cold Formula, Flu & Severe Cold & Cough Daytime Powder, Little Colds Multi-Symptom, Robitussin Peak Cold Daytime Cold + Flu, Sudafed PE Pressure+Pain+Cough, Theraflu Warming Relief Daytime Severe Cold & Cough, Tylenol Cold Max Day

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Backaid Inflammatory Pain Formula N N X Add review Rate

Generic name: acetaminophen / aspirin / caffeine systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Aleve-D Sinus & Headache N N X Add review Rate

Generic name: naproxen / pseudoephedrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Arthriten N N X Add review Rate

Generic name: acetaminophen / aspirin / caffeine systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / doxylamine / phenylephrine N N X Add review Rate

Generic name: acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / doxylamine / phenylephrine systemic

Brand names:  Vicks NyQuil Severe Cold & Flu, Delsym Night Time Multi-Symptom, Tylenol Cold Multi-Symptom Nighttime Liquid

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Genace N N X Add review Rate

Generic name: acetaminophen / aspirin / caffeine systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Sudafed 12 Hour Pressure+Pain N N X Add review Rate

Generic name: naproxen / pseudoephedrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Vicks Dayquil Cold & Flu Relief N N X Add review
5.0

Generic name: acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
aspirin / chlorpheniramine / phenylephrine N N X Add review Rate

Generic name: aspirin / chlorpheniramine / phenylephrine systemic

Brand name:  Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Formula Sparkling Original Effervescent Tablets

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Vicks NyQuil Severe Cold & Flu N N X Add review Rate

Generic name: acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / doxylamine / phenylephrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Comtrex Cold & Cough N N X Add review Rate

Generic name: acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Delsym Night Time Multi-Symptom N N X Add review Rate

Generic name: acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / doxylamine / phenylephrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Tylenol Cold Multi-Symptom Nighttime Liquid N N X Add review Rate

Generic name: acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / doxylamine / phenylephrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
acetaminophen / chlorpheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine N N X Add review Rate

Generic name: acetaminophen / chlorpheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine systemic

Brand name:  Tylenol Plus Children's Flu

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
Comtrex Cold and Cough Maximum Strength N N X Add review Rate

Generic name: acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
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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 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 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 in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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