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Propoxyphene
Classification: opioid
Therapeutic Effect: decrease in mild to moderate pain
Common Side Effects: dizziness, weakness, nausea
Pentazocine
Classification: opioid
Therapeutic Effects: decrease in severe pain
Hydromorphine
Classification: opioid
Therapeutic Effects: decrease in severe pain
Hydrocodone
Classification: allergy, cold, and cough remedies, non-opioid analgesics, opioid analgesic
Therapeutic Effect: Decrease in severity of moderate pain. Suppression of the cough reflex
Common side Effects: confusion, sedation, hypotension, constipation
Fentanyl
Classification: opioid
Therapeutic Effects: decreased pain
Common side effects: dizziness, drowsiness, nausea
Meperidine (Demerol)
Classification: opioid
Therapeutic Effects: decrease in severe pain
Ibuprofen
Classification: antipyretics, antirheumatics, nonopioid analgesic, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
Therapeutic Effects: Decreased pain and inflammation. Reduction of fever
Common side effects: headache, constipation, dyspepsia, nausea, vomiting, anaphylaxis
Naproxen
Classification: nonopioid analgesic, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents, antipyretics
Therapeutic effects: Decreased pain. Reduction of fever. Suppression of inflammation
Common side effects: dizziness, drowsiness, constipation, dyspepsia, nausea, anaphylaxis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome
Aspirin
Classification: antipyretics, nonopioid analgesics
Therapeutic effects: Analgesia. Reduction of inflammation. Reduction of fever. Aspirin. Decrease incidence of transient ischemic attacks and MI
Acetaminophen
Classification: antipyretics, nonopioid analgesics
Therapeutic effects: Analgesic. Antipyresis
Ketoralac (Acular)
Classification: nonsteriodal Anti-inflammatory
Therapeutic effects: management of pain /inflammation following surgery
Common side effects: irritation, allergic reactions