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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
P-A-C N N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: aspirin / caffeine systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

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P-A-C Analgesic N N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: aspirin / caffeine systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

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Painaid N N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: acetaminophen / aspirin / caffeine / salicylamide systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

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pentafluoropropane / tetrafluoroethane N N Add review 0.0

Generic name: pentafluoropropane / tetrafluoroethane topical

Brand name:  Gebauer's Spray and Stretch

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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Percogesic Extra Strength N N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: acetaminophen / diphenhydramine systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

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Perform Pain Relieving Spray N N Add review 0.0

Generic name: menthol topical

Drug class: topical rubefacient

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Pharbetol C N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: acetaminophen systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous analgesics

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Pramox N N Add review 0.0

Generic name: pramoxine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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Prax N N Add review 0.0

Generic name: pramoxine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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Precaine B C N Add review 0.0

Generic name: benzocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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Prolate C 2 X Add review 0.0

Generic name: acetaminophen / oxycodone systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesic combinations

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Proprinal C N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: ibuprofen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

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Qdolo C 4 X Add review 0.0

Generic name: tramadol systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesics

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Qutenza B N Add review 0.0

Generic name: capsaicin topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

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RadiaGuard B N Add review 0.0

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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RectiCare B N Add review 0.0

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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Regenecare HA Spray B N Add review 0.0

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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Rematex N N Add review 0.0

Generic name: capsaicin / menthol / methyl salicylate topical

Drug class: topical rubefacient

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Renovo Lido5 N N Add review 0.0

Generic name: capsaicin / lidocaine / menthol topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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Salonpas-Hot B N Add review 0.0

Generic name: capsaicin topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

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Sarna Sensitive N N Add review 0.0

Generic name: pramoxine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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Silapap Childrens C N X Add review 0.0

Generic name: acetaminophen systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous analgesics

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Sloan's Liniment B N Add review 0.0

Generic name: capsaicin topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Solarcaine First Aid Medicated Spray C N Add review 0.0

Generic name: benzocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

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Soltice Quick-Rub N N Add review 0.0

Generic name: camphor / menthol topical

Drug class: topical rubefacient

For consumers: dosage, 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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