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    source for synthetic drugs. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) are the most common drugs used to treat joint, bone, and muscle inflammation and pain. Nevertheless, NSAIDs may cause gastrointestinal discomfort and even cause stomach ulcers (Sostres, Gargallo et al. 2010). In addition, widely used NSAIDs, such as naproxen, low-dose ibuprofen, and diclofenac in doses available…

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    pain, however some individuals may take medication specifically for osteoarthritis (Yu, S., 2014). Answer to question 2: The most widely used type of medication used for osteoarthritis is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, known as NSAIDs. NSAIDs can be taken in pill form or used as a topical cream, and although effective for pain, this medication has adverse effects. For example; gastrointestinal bleeding, which contributes to thousands of deaths each year, cardiovascular and renal…

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    Successful pain management and the need to address functional problems can be accomplished through a variety of different techniques, some safer than others. To provide instant relief physicians often prescribe painkillers. Mild to moderate pain OTC over the counter oral medications like acetaminophen and NSAID 's non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are prescribed. Stronger medications are prescribed for chronic or severe pain, thereby increasing the possibility of serious side effects and…

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    Paracetamol Research Paper

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    abdominal pain (Although Paracetamol does not cause constipation, a side effect from other pain relief does. Like Codeine and Co-codamol.) • Analgesics with Anti-inflammatory properties built in – There are quite a few pain reliving medicines with a built in anti-inflammatory property such as; Ibuprofen, Naproxen, Diclofenac, Celecoxib, Mefenamic acid, Etoricoxib, and Indometacin. However, the common ones I come across in my role as a care worker are; Ibuprofen, Naproxen and Diclofenac. So, I…

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    In addition, individuals who have tried other conventional treatments, but are still in pain. These conventional treatments may include physical therapy, anti-inflammatory medications and/or cortisone injections. An individual who has fractures within his or her shoulder should also consider total shoulder replacement surgery. What is a Total Shoulder Replacement? Typically, during a total shoulder replacement surgery the patient’s arthritic joint surfaces are replaced with a plastic…

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    All the collected above information in this paper would be helpful if given to the patient, so one is able to make choices. The patient will be able to know what the adverse effects are compared to alternative medicine, or traditional (Physical therapy, ice, rest, compression, and anti- inflamotories) treatments. The patient would also be educated in the advantages of getting a cortisone shot to the afflicted area. One would also have a choice for alternative treatments for their joint…

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    Combining acetaminophen with opioids is another option. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), particularly ketorolac, should be avoided in this setting because of the increased risk of post-tonsillectomy bleeding.1 The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-NSF) recommends postoperatively administering nausea and vomiting prophylaxis with a single dose of dexamethasone.1 However, the association between dexamethasone and increased post-tonsillectomy…

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    Osteogenesis Imperfecta OI Type I, the mildest form, has a triad of features: fractures, blue sclera, and hearing loss. Fractures often begin with ambulation and decrease after puberty. It is inherited in an autosomal dorminant manner. OI Type II is perinatal lethal. Affected infants have short, bowed long bones with crumpling from in utero fractures, blue/grey sclerae, and a large, soft cranium. Radiographs reveal under-tubulated long bones. The most common cause of death is respiratory…

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    Case Study Papa Bear

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    rest, physical therapy, or other measures (Metaxalone, n.d.). There has yet to be an explanation to how metaxalone actually works, but it is said that it may be due to general central nervous system depression. Some adverse effect that metaxalone causes are drowsiness, dizziness, headache, irritability, nausea, vomiting, and upset stomach. Mr. Bear has only felt dizziness from the drug for the first week of taking it. The second drug Mr. Bear was prescribed was 10 mg of cyclobenzaprine in the…

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    sometime it is the issue maker. “And given the possible interactions with the many other drugs most residents take, an average of 10 or more prescriptions, “it could well be that we’re causing problems like falls, confusion and delirium, and hospitalizations,” (Span 2010). Sometimes healthcare providers are the reason if things go wrong. Too much medicine can cause all the things listed above and more. The author has a personal experience that happened while working at a nursing home a…

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