Analgesic-Antipyretic

Analgesic-Antipyretic

Analgesics and antipyretics are a class of drugs that function as anti-fever and anti-pain. This class of drugs can be used to relieve pain due to arthritis, injury, toothache, headache, or menstrual pain, as well as to treat fever.

There are 3 types of drugs that fall into the analgesic and antipyretic class, namely salicylates, paracetamol, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) . Some types of drugs from this group can only be used according to a doctor's prescription.


Warnings Before Using Analgesic-Antipyretic Drugs

Follow the doctor's recommendations when undergoing treatment with analgesic and antipyretic drugs. Before using analgesics and antipyretics, you need to pay attention to the following points:

  • Do not use this medication if you are allergic to drugs in this class, including salicylates, paracetamol, or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
  • Tell your doctor if you have had or are currently suffering from stomach ulcers, stomach ulcers , asthma, liver disease , dehydration, hypertension, heart failure, kidney problems, or .
  • Consult a doctor before giving analgesic and antipyretic drugs to children or the elderly.
  • Tell your doctor that you are taking analgesic and antipyretic drugs when you are going to have surgery or dental work.
  • Tell your doctor if you are being treated with certain medications, supplements, or herbal products.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning a pregnancy.
  • See a doctor immediately if you experience an allergic reaction to a drug or an overdose after using an analgesic drug and

Side Effects and Dangers of Analgesic-Antipyretic Drugs

The side effects that can be caused by analgesic and antipyretic drugs vary, depending on the type of analgesic-antipyretic drug used and the patient's overall condition. The following are some mild side effects that can occur:

  • Stomach ulcer
  • Stomach ache
  • Nauseous
  • Loss of appetite
  • Gastritis

Check with your doctor if the side effects that occur do not improve. Immediately see a doctor if you experience an allergic drug reaction or experience more serious side effects, such as:

  • Bleeding
  • Liver failure
  • Kidney failure

Types and Trademarks of Analgesic-Antipyretic Drugs

The following are the types of drugs included in the analgesic-antipyretic class and their trademarks:

Salicylates

Like most analgesics and antipyretics, salicylic or salicylic acid is a drug used to relieve fever, inflammation, and pain. One that includes salicylate drugs is aspirin. Aspirin is available in tablet form.

Brands : Aspilets, Ascardia, Farmasal, Miniaspi 80, Thrombo aspilets.

To find out the dosage and further information about this drug, please open the aspirin drug page .

Paracetamol

Paracetamol or acetaminophen is a type of analgesic and antipyretic drug that is sold over the counter or can be obtained without a doctor's prescription. Paracetamol is available in the form of tablets, caplets, syrups, drops, infusions, and suppositories.

Trademarks: Panadol, Naprex, Paramol, Mixagrip Flu, Hufagesic, Paramex SK, Sanmol, Sumagesic, Tempra, Termorex and Poro.

To find out the dosage and more information about this drug, please visit the paracetamol drug page .

Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are drugs that work by blocking inflammation-causing substances, namely prostaglandins . Some drugs that include NSAIDs are:

1. Ibuprofen

Forms of medicine : tablets, capsules, syrup, injection.

Trademarks : Ibuprofen, Intrafen, Neo Rheumacyl, Oskadon SP, Bodrex Extra, Bodrexin IBP, Headache Medicine Procold, Novaxifen, Arbupon, Proris.

To find out the dosage and further information about this drug, please visit the ibuprofen drug page .

2. Naproxen

Drug form : tablets.

Trademark : Xenifar.

To find out the dosage and further information about this drug, please visit the naproxen drug page .

3. Ketoprofen

Drug form : film-coated tablets, capsules, injections, suppositories, gels.

Trademarks : Altofen, Lantiflam, Nazovel, Pronalges, Rhetoflam, Kaltrofen, Nasaflam, Profika, Remapro, Profenid.

To find out the dosage and more information about this drug, please visit the ketoprofen page .

4. Diclofenac

Forms of medicine : tablets, capsules, injections, gels, eye drops, suppositories.

Trademarks : Cataflam, Flamar, Flamic, Gratheos, Laflanac, Merflam, Troflam, Zegren, Eflagen, Flamar Eye Drops, Galtaren 50, Kaditik, Megatic Emulgel, Renadinac, Voltaren.

To find out the dosage and more information about this drug, please visit the diclofenac page .

5. Piroxicam

Drug forms : tablets, capsules and gel.

Merek dagang: Ovtelis, Novaxicam, Piroxicam, Feldene, Selmatic, Fleroxi, Xicalom, Faxiden, Artimatic 20, Rheficam, Denicam, Scandene, Tropidene, Roxidene 20, Licofel, Lexicam, Counterpain PXM, Lanareuma, Wiros, Kifadene, Pirofel, Omeretik, Triadene 20, Maxicam, Miradene, Infeld, Rosic, Benoxicam 20, Feldco, Grazeo, Samrox 20, Rexil, Yasiden, Campain, Roxidene 20.

To find out the dosage and further information about this drug, please visit the piroxicam page .

6. Meloxicam

Forms of medicine : tablets, film-coated tablets, suppositories, and injections.

Merek dagang: Meloxicam, Cameloc, Flamoxi, Genxicam, Melogra, Artrilox, Hufaxicam, Nulox forte, Oxcam, Melet, Relox, Flasicox 15, Melocid, Ostelox, Loxil, Melicam, Hexcam, Nucoxi 7.5, Loximei, Denilox, Arimed, Futamel, Mecox, Mexpharm, Movi-cox, Moxam, X-cam, Rhemacox, Mixlocon, Mobiflex, Mevilox, Meloxin, Moxam, Artocox, Movix.

To find out the dosage and further information about this drug, please visit the meloxicam page .

7. Ketorolac

Drug forms : tablets and injections.

Merek dagang : Dolac, Erphain, Erphapain, Etofion, Farpain 30, Ketoflam, Ketorolac Trometamol, Ketorolac Tromethamine, Ketosic, Ketrobat 30, Lactor, Lantipain, Lantipain 30, Latorec, Matolac, Quapain, Rativol, Remopain 3%, Rindopain, Scelto 30 , Teranol -10, Toramine, Torasic, Trolac, Xevolac.

To find out the dosage and further information about this drug, please visit the ketorolac page .

8. Mefenamic acid

Drug forms : tablets, capsules and syrup.

Trademarks : Allogon, Datan, Femisic, Maxstan, Pehastan, Ponstan, Tropistan, Asimat, Dogesic, Lapistan, Menifal, Poncofen, Solasi.

To find out the dosage and further information about this drug, please visit the mefenamic acid page .

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