Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Analgesics

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_204

Definition

Analgesics are drugs (pharmacological agents) that provide pain relief.

 NSAIDs, COX-Independent Actions

 Opioids, Clinical Opioid Tolerance

 Opioids in Geriatric Application

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