Prescription-only combination of paracetomol with an opioid pain-reliever similar to morphine.RATING: 17.4USES: Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, migraine, headaches, period pain, gout, gallstones and paginate surgery. RATING: 17.4USES: Short- term relief of moderate to severe pain, postoperative pain, kidney stones, back pain and cancer pain. Research found that 57 per cent of patients can expect relief of pain symp-toms in excess of 50 per cent. Research found that around 48 per cent of patients had 50 per cent improvement in their symptoms.Injections of the drug give a similar success rate. RATING: 17.3USES: Muscle pain, toothache, migraines, period pains, rheumatoid arthritis, sprains and strains.RATING: 17.4USES: Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and juvenile arthritis as well as gout migraine, menstrual pain and sprains. RATING: 17.3USES: Golfer's elbow, sports injuries, gout, sprains, juvenile arthritis, osteoarthritis, tendinitis, tennis elbow, rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. With the 200mg pill, 48 per cent of patients found their symptoms were halved.Should you opt for over-the-counter aspirin, paracetamol or ibuprofen, and, if so, what dosage?
RATING: 16.5USES: Period pain, rheumatoid & osteoarthritis, and to reduce colon polyps. RATING: 16.5USES: Muscle pain, toothache, migraines, period pains, rheumatoid arthritis, and sprains.Research shows that 77 per cent of patients will get more than a 50 per cent drop in pain levels with 180 or 240mg pills, while 70 per cent will get the same level of relief with 100 and 120mg tablets.Etoricoxib belongs to a group of NSAIDs known as COX-2 inhibitors.Research based on 279 people taking the 1,200mg pill shows that 61 per cent found their symptoms were halved.RATING: 17.6USES: Muscle pain, toothache, migraines, period pains, rheumatoid arthritis, sprains and strains.