Analgesics pharmacologically divided into two categories: narcotic and non-narcotic drugs.Narcotic painkillers relieve a person from severe attacks of pain.The most popular drugs of this group are fentanyl, methadone, omnopon, morphine, promedol.These drugs have quite a strong analgesic effect, so basically they are used for serious injuries, as well as diseases and injuries, which are characterized by intolerable pain.However, be aware that narcotic analgesics have a strong influence on the nervous system.Thus, long-term use of these drugs causes a sick person euphoria degenerating into psychic and physical dependence.In the end, even hallucinations can occur.

Non-narcotic analgesics are synthetic means available in every hom
e.As a rule, they differ in their chemical composition and are less analgesic activity compared with narcotic drugs.The most well-known drugs in this group include: acetaminophen, aspirin, aminopyrine, analgin.The use of such drugs recommended in inflammatory processes in various organs and tissues.For example, arthritis, dental pain, neuritis, causing pain.

Also, there are painkillers, called antispasmodics that relieve cramps internal organs.These include papaverine, atropine, no-spa.Painful attacks in cardiac diseases are weakened by such drugs as validol, nitroglycerin, improves blood circulation in the heart.When the pain of the gastrointestinal tract helps carminative drugs analgesics, eliminate flatulence.

Common and very potent painkillers


These drugs are: Nurofen, ketoprofen, diclofenac, ibuprofen, ketonal.The list of drugs used for osteoporosis, oncology, surgery and tooth extraction, for fractures, bruises and sprains, osteochondrosis, from abdominal pains.Also, they help relieve pain in the muscle sprains, gout, sciatica, arthritis, spondylitis and osteoarthritis.Drugs such as ibuprofen and Nurofen great for children as an antipyretic and analgesic.

Self - harm


There are some worrying signs, the presence of which is prohibited analgesics.Otherwise, their use can lubricate picture of the disease and lead to erroneous treatment.Very strong and sharp pain in the abdomen may be due to appendicitis, bleeding into the abdominal cavity due to an ectopic pregnancy in women, as well as intestinal obstruction.In these painful attacks should immediately call an ambulance.Pretty dangerous symptom is a combination of a headache to loss of consciousness and gag reflex as a cause of this condition can be the occurrence of serious diseases such as stroke or encephalitis.Therefore, in this case drinking painkillers without consulting a specialist is not desirable.