News tagged with pain medication

What not to do for migraines

(HealthDay)—Prescription pain medications should not be the first treatment for migraines. And doctors shouldn't routinely order brain scans for patients with these debilitating headaches, according to ...

Nov 21, 2013
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Osteoarthritis medicine delivered on-demand

Scientists are reporting development of a squishy gel that when compressed—like at a painful knee joint—releases anti-inflammatory medicine. The new material could someday deliver medications when and where osteoarthritis ...

Nov 06, 2013
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Ibuprofen-codeine misuse a health risk

(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have recommended that drugs combining codeine and other pain killers, such as paracetamol or ibuprofen, be restricted to prescription-only following reports of misuse and fatalities.

Sep 18, 2013
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