• drugs
  • An analgesic or painkiller is any member of the group of drugs used to achieve analgesia, relief from pain . (wikipedia.org)
  • Analgesic drugs act in various ways on the peripheral and central nervous systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • These drugs (such as rofecoxib , celecoxib , and etoricoxib ) are equally effective analgesics when compared with NSAIDs, but cause less gastrointestinal hemorrhage in particular. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pain sometimes resolves promptly once the underlying trauma or pathology has healed, and is treated by one practitioner, with drugs such as analgesics and (occasionally) anxiolytics. (wikipedia.org)
  • topical
  • Depending on the method of administration and area of the body that needs to be numbed, analgesic may be topical (on the skin's surface), local (in one small area of the body), regional (in one region/larger area of the body) or general (the entire body). (arthritis.org)
  • This has led topical analgesics/anaesthetic to be one of the fastest growing categories in Indonesia. (marketpublishers.com)
  • growth
  • In addition, economic growth goes hand-in-hand with working long hours and high stress levels, resulting in an increase in demand for analgesics. (sbwire.com)
  • drug
  • The United States Food and Drug Administration also now requires that manufacturers of compound analgesics unequivocally state each ingredient's purpose. (wikipedia.org)
  • effects
  • Research suggested most of the adverse effects of NSAIDs to be mediated by blocking the COX1 ( constitutive ) enzyme, with the analgesic effects being mediated by the COX2 ( inducible ) enzyme. (wikipedia.org)
  • In human studies, it produced visual distortions and feelings of dissociation, reminiscent of the effects of salvinorin A. It was studied as a potential analgesic, but abandoned because of the dose-limiting effects of dysphoria, which could be expected from a κ-opioid agonist. (wikipedia.org)
  • common
  • Introduced in the late 19th century, phenacetin was once a common component of mixed analgesics in parts of Europe, Australia, and the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • Boston
  • Boston, MA -- ( SBWIRE ) -- 06/15/2012 -- As a result of climate change in Colombia the winter and summer months have become extended, leading to more diseases and an increase in demand for analgesics. (sbwire.com)