Editorial: Choice of a mild analgesic

June 1974
British Medical Journal;6/1/1974, Vol. 2 Issue 5917, p459
Academic Journal
No abstract available.


Related Articles

  • PAINKILLERS. Bell, Kate // Cleo;Dec2002, Issue 362, p203 

    Provides information on painkillers or analgesics. Advantages of mild analgesics; Precautions on taking anti-inflammatory medicines; Side effects of heavy-duty analgesics.

  • Consider the risks and benefits of treatment when using over-the-counter pain medications in children.  // Drugs & Therapy Perspectives;Jun2013, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p184 

    Paracetamol and ibuprofen are effective over-the-counter analgesics for use in children. Each of these agents is generally well tolerated, although paracetamol has a more favourable safety profile, making it the first-line analgesic for mild pain and young children, while ibuprofen is the first...

  • analgesic drugs. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p44 

    An encyclopedia entry for "analgesic drugs" is presented. It refers to drugs that are administered to relieve pain. Nonopioid analgesics are used for treating mild to moderate pain. Combines opioid and nonopioid analgesics are used for severe pain. The mechanism of action of analgesics is...

  • Analgesic Nephropathy. Kincaid-Smith, Priscilla // Annals of Internal Medicine;Apr68, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p949 

    Editorial. Deals with the controversy concerning the effect of analgesics on the kidneys. Clinical features of analgesic abuse that warrant further comment; Factors which make it difficult accepting that analgesics cause kidney damage; Effect of salicylates, paracetamol and phenacetin on the...

  • Mild analgesics pose risk for male reproductive disorders.  // Australian Journal of Pharmacy;Apr2011, Vol. 92 Issue 1091, p90 

    The article offers information on the findings of a medical study carried out to ascertain the risk posed by mild analgesics on male reproductive disorders.

  • Headbangers. Steele, Randy // Boating;Oct2001, Vol. 74 Issue 10, p20 

    Editorial. Presents a list of engine choices for boats.

  • Pentazocine--a nonaddicting analgesic. Bellville, J. Weldon; Bellville, J W // Annals of Internal Medicine;Nov67, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p1114 

    Editorial. Comments on the approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of nonaddicting analgesic pentazocine for clinical use. Background on the drug; Review of literature on nonaddicting analgesics; Recommendations for physicians.

  • analgesic ladder, World Health Organization analgesic ladder.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p109 

    A definition of the terms "analgesic ladder, World Health Organization analgesic ladder" is presented which refer to a guide for pain management in patients with cancer and other diseases, in which anti-inflammatory analgesics like ibuprofen or mild, non-narcotic pain relievers are first used.

  • co-proxamol. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p195 

    A definition of the term "co-proxamol" is presented. It refers to an analgesic drug that contains paracetamol and the weak opioid analgesic drug dextropropoxyphene. The drug is used for relieving mild to moderate pain that has not responded to paracetamol or other nonopioid analgesics alone. Its...

  • Balancing the Risks and Benefits of the Use of Over-the-Counter Pain Medications in Children. B├írzaga^Arencibia, Zeina; Choonara, Imti // Drug Safety;2012, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p1119 

    Paracetamol (acetaminophen) and ibuprofen are the most frequently purchased over-the-counter (OTC) medicines for children. Parents purchase these medicines for the treatment of fever and pain. In some countries other NSAIDs such as aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) and dipyrone are available. We...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics