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Pain killers, also known as analgesics (Greek for without pain), are used to relieve pain. These drugs work on the central and peripheral nervous system to help block pain receptors in the body. There are three basic classes of pain killers. The first class is acetaminophen-based pain killers. These are generally anti-inflammatory drugs (Tylenol). Next, are the salicylates, which are similar to th View more...
Causes
There are infinite causes of pain, but the most common uses of each pain killer noted before are as follows: acetaminophens: are used to relieve any "day to day" pain, i.e. headaches, menstrual cramps, swelling, toothaches, etc. Salicylates: can also be used for the reasons noted above for acetaminophen, but are also used for fevers, and are also anti-inflammatory. Opioids: are generally used for View more...
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