Medicines & Drugs by category Medicines used to treat pain

The leaflets in this section are authored by an experienced pharmacist. Pharmacists are experts in medicines. The medicines in this section include those which are used to treat pain. There are many different types of pain relief; different in how they are given (from gels/rubs to tablets) and different in how strong they are (from paracetamol or aspirin to morphine). If you've ever thought "Who shouldn't take paracetamol?", "How do I take my diamorphine?", "How do I get the most from my naproxen treatment?" or "What problems can celecoxib cause?" information leaflets in this section will have answers for you.

Aceclofenac tablets for pain and inflammation - Preservex Acemetacin capsules for pain and inflammation - Emflex
Almotriptan for migraine Aspirin
Aspirin and metoclopramide Benzydamine for sore mouth/throat
Betamethasone soluble tablets (Betnesol) Bromfenac eye drops (Yellox)
Buprenorphine for pain relief Celecoxib capsules for pain and inflammation - Celebrex
Co-codamol Codeine for pain relief
Deflazacort tablets - Calcort Dexamethasone
Dexibuprofen tablets for pain and inflammation - Seractil Dexketoprofen for pain - Keral
Diamorphine Diclofenac for pain and inflammation
Dihydrocodeine for pain relief Eletriptan for migraine - Relpax
Etodolac for pain and inflammation - Eccoxolac, Etopan, Lodine® Etoricoxib for pain and inflammation - Arcoxia
Fenoprofen tablets for pain and inflammation - Fenopron Fentanyl for pain relief
Flurbiprofen lozenges Flurbiprofen tablets for pain and inflammation - Froben
Frovatriptan for migraine Glyceryl trinitrate rectal ointment
Hydrocortisone for mild inflammatory skin conditions Hydromorphone for cancer pain - Palladone
Ibuprofen for pain and inflammation Ibuprofen gel for pain relief
Indometacin for pain and inflammation Ketoprofen for pain and inflammation
Ketoprofen gel for pain relief - Oruvail, Powergel, Tiloket Ketorolac eye drops (Acular)
Mefenamic acid for pain and inflammation - Ponstan Meloxicam for pain and inflammation
Meptazinol for pain relief Mesalazine
Mometasone nasal spray Morphine for pain relief
Nabumetone for pain and inflammation - Relifex Naproxen and misoprostol
Naproxen tablets for pain and inflammation - Naprosyn Naratriptan for migraine - Naramig
Nefopam for pain relief - Acupan Oxycodone for pain relief
Paracetamol Paracetamol and metoclopramide
Pethidine Piroxicam gel for pain relief - Feldene
Pizotifen Prednisolone eye drops for inflammation (Predsol, Pred Forte, Minims)
Preparations for haemorrhoids (piles) containing a corticosteriod Rizatriptan for migraine - Maxalt
Sulindac Sumatriptan
Tapentadol for pain relief Tenoxicam tablets for pain and inflammation - Mobiflex
Tiaprofenic acid for pain and inflammation Tramadol for pain relief
Zolmitriptan

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