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Analgesics

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Epidural analgesia (childbirth pain relief) information | myVMC

Epidural analgesia or epidural injection is a form of labour pain management. Pain relief medications are injected into the spine.

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Simple analgesics (non-opioid painkillers) information | myVMC

Simple analgesics or non-opioid painkillers, including paracetomol and NSAIDS, provide pain relief and reduce fever in headache and inflammatory conditions.

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Myths About Morphine

Morphine is an opioid analgesic that offers safe and effective relief of moderate to severe pain. There are many myths about morphine. These myths may affect peoples willingness to accept morphine for pain relief, and may affect the familys perceptions of why morphine is being prescribed.

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Opioid (pain reliever) infusion | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

When children have strong pain due to surgery, injury or illness, they need constant pain relief

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Corticosteroids for Pain Relief | myVMC

Medical news information about orticosteroids for pain relief

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Dilaudid Oral Liquid - myDr.com.au

Dilaudid Oral Liquid - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines

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Trust Analgesic Calmative Tablets - myDr.com.au

Trust Analgesic Calmative Tablets - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines

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Chemists' Own Dolased Day/Night Pain Relief Tablets - myDr.com.au

Chemists' Own Dolased Day/Night Pain Relief Tablets - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines

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Pain | Cancer Australia

Having cancer does not always mean having pain. Pain is hardly ever a symptom of early cancer. Even people with advanced cancer do not always have pain. If you do have pain, let your doctor know, even if it is mild. Pain can have a big impact on your life, preventing you from doing the things you want to do. Controlling the pain allows you to return to many of the activities you enjoy. Ways of managing cancer pain include:

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Codeine rescheduling FAQs | NPS MedicineWise

Medicines containing codeine have required a prescription since 1 February 2018, because of changes made by the Therapeutic Goods Administration. Find out wh...

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