Which medications in the drug class Analgesics are used in the treatment of Ankle Sprain?

Updated: Jan 14, 2019
  • Author: Craig C Young, MD; Chief Editor: Sherwin SW Ho, MD  more...
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Analgesics

Pain control is essential to quality patient care. Analgesics ensure patient comfort, promote pulmonary toilet, and have sedating properties, which are beneficial for patients who have sustained trauma or injuries.

Acetaminophen (Tylenol, Aspirin-Free Anacin, Cetafen,)

Used for mild pain or if patient cannot tolerate NSAIDs.


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