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Medications for Pain

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

Drugs Used to Treat Pain

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 Activity
Dazidox N 2 X Add review 0.0

Generic name: oxycodone systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Duraclon C N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: clonidine systemic

Drug class: antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

EC-Naprosyn C N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: naproxen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

ETH-Oxydose N 2 X Add review 0.0

Generic name: oxycodone systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Flanax Pain Reliever C N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: naproxen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

ketamine Off Label N 3 X 27 reviews 6.6

Generic name: ketamine systemic

Drug class: general anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

Methadone Diskets C 2 X 4 reviews 9.0

Generic name: methadone systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Methadose C 2 X 12 reviews 8.8

Generic name: methadone systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Midol Extended Relief C N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: naproxen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Naprelan C N X 1 review 10

Generic name: naproxen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Oxaydo N 2 X 2 reviews 6.5

Generic name: oxycodone systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Oxydose N 2 X 1 review 8.0

Generic name: oxycodone systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Oxyfast N 2 X 1 review 10

Generic name: oxycodone systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Tylenol PM N N X 2 reviews 9.0

Generic name: acetaminophen / diphenhydramine systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Xrylix C N Add review 0.0

Generic name: diclofenac topical

Drug class: topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatories

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Xtampza ER N 2 X 8 reviews 3.0

Generic name: oxycodone systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

7T Gummy ES Chewable Tablets C N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: acetaminophen systemic

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

A-G Profen C N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: ibuprofen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Abenol C N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: acetaminophen systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Acephen C N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: acetaminophen systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Actamin C N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: acetaminophen systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Actimol Children's C N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: acetaminophen systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Actimol Infant C N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: acetaminophen systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Actiprofen C N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: ibuprofen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Addaprin C N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: ibuprofen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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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Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Pregnancy Category
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 (CSA) 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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