What is Pain Medicine?
Pain Medicine or Pain Management is a specialty focuses on the management of treating those suffering from pain such as trauma or pathology. Mild pain can be treated with tame drugs such as paracetamol or ibuprofen while for more severe pain, the use of morphine, oxycodone, or hydromorphone may be required.
Pain medicine can range from prescription of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) such as Paracetamol for mild pain to morphine or oxycodone to manage intense pain and the use of physical approach such as psychiatry and rehabilitation or psychological approaches. Some risk and side effects associated with the use of drugs in managing pain can include seizure, drug abuse, drug addiction, nausea, or allergies.
Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS)
Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs are drugs that are a part of analgesic or painkillers that decreases prostaglandin production, which in turn reduces pain and inflammation. It is relatively safe in comparison to other drugs
Antidepressants or other analgesic agents can be used in the management of pain depending on the severity and intensity of a patient’s case. Examples of other popular drugs used in pain management include gabapentin, orphenadrine, cyclobenzaprine, or trazadone.
Risks and Complications of Drugs in Pain Management
Related Hospitals and Clinics
Wellness Destination India
Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh , Jagdishpur
The Wellness Destination India is a medical tour operator, actively promoting India’s traditional system and health...
MedTour Greece is a medical tourism company operating in Greece with the major goal to provide high quality health...
Medanta - The Medicity
This hospital, founded in 2010, is one of India's largest specialty institutes with the vision of bringing the...
KPJ Selangor Specialist Hospital
Selangor Darul Ehsan , Shah Alam
This specialist Hospital is an ISO 9001:2000 and Malaysian Society Quality in Health (MSQH) certified hospital. It is...
Hadassah University Medical Center
This hospital has set the standard for medicine in Israel, which is excellence. They have an impressive list of...
False Creek Healthcare Centre
This clinic is a one stop all inclusive healthcare centre in Canada. They have a surgical centre, urgent care,...Please wait...Consultation on requestContact Clinic
Surgical Bliss is a Medical Tourism Specialist assisting those seeking medical treatment in South Africa with some...
- Pain Medicine in Australia
- Pain Medicine in China
- Pain Medicine in Czech Republic
- Pain Medicine in Germany
- Pain Medicine in India
- Pain Medicine in Israel
- Pain Medicine in Japan
- Pain Medicine in Malaysia
- Pain Medicine in New Zealand
- Pain Medicine in Philippines
- Pain Medicine in Singapore
- Pain Medicine in South Africa
- Pain Medicine in South Korea
- Pain Medicine in Spain
- Pain Medicine in Sri Lanka
- Pain Medicine in Taiwan
- Pain Medicine in Thailand
- Pain Medicine in Turkey
- Pain Medicine in United States