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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
Menthocin Patch with Lidocaine N N Add review 0.0

Generic name: capsaicin / lidocaine / menthol / methyl salicylate topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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

Midol IB C N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: ibuprofen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Mineral Freez Gel N N Add review 0.0

Generic name: menthol topical

Drug class: topical rubefacient

For consumers: dosage, side effects

Mineral Ice N N Add review 0.0

Generic name: menthol topical

Drug class: topical rubefacient

For consumers: dosage, side effects

Mitigo C 2 X Add review 0.0

Generic name: morphine systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesics

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Motrin Childrens C N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: ibuprofen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

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Motrin Junior Strength C N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: ibuprofen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Motrin PM N N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: diphenhydramine / ibuprofen systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

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MST C N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: magnesium salicylate systemic

Drug class: salicylates

For consumers: interactions, side effects

Myoflex N N Add review 0.0

Generic name: trolamine salicylate topical

Drug class: topical rubefacient

For consumers: dosage, side effects

Nalfon D N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: fenoprofen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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Nalocet C 2 X Add review 0.0

Generic name: acetaminophen / oxycodone systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesic combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

New Terocin N N Add review 0.0

Generic name: capsaicin / menthol / methyl salicylate topical

Drug class: topical rubefacient

For consumers: interactions, side effects

Night Time Pain N N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: acetaminophen / diphenhydramine systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Nortemp Children's C N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: acetaminophen systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Norwich Aspirin N N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

NuDiclo SoluPak N Add review 0.0

Generic name: capsaicin / diclofenac topical

Drug class: topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatories

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Nuprin C N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: ibuprofen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Nuprin Backache C N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: magnesium salicylate systemic

Drug class: salicylates

For consumers: interactions, side effects

Ofirmev C N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: acetaminophen systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

oliceridine U Add review 0.0

Generic name: oliceridine systemic

Brand name:  Olinvyk

For consumers:

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

Olinvyk U Add review 0.0

Generic name: oliceridine systemic

For consumers: dosage,

For professionals: Prescribing Information

P-A-C N N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: aspirin / caffeine systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

P-A-C Analgesic N N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: aspirin / caffeine systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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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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