Which medications in the drug class Analgesics are used in the treatment of Peroneal Tendon Syndromes?

Updated: Mar 07, 2018
  • Author: Steven J Karageanes, DO, FAOASM; Chief Editor: Craig C Young, MD  more...
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Analgesics

Narcotics are used for pain reduction. Pain control is essential to quality patient care. Analgesics ensure patient comfort and have sedating properties, which are beneficial for patients who have sustained trauma or who have sustained injuries. Many analgesics have sedating properties, which are beneficial for patients who experience pain.

Acetaminophen (Tylenol, Feverall, Tempra, Aspirin Free Anacin)

DOC for pain in patients with documented hypersensitivity to aspirin or NSAIDs, those with upper GI disease, or those taking oral anticoagulants.

Codeine/acetaminophen (Tylenol-3)

Indicated for the treatment of mild to moderate pain.

Hydrocodone and acetaminophen (Lorcet-HD, Vicodin, Lortab, Norcet)

Drug combination indicated for moderate to severe pain.

Propoxyphene and acetaminophen (Darvocet-N, Darvocet-N 100, Propacet, Wygesic)

Drug combination indicated for mild to moderate pain.


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