any of a group of steroid hormones produced in the adrenal cortex or made synthetically. There are two kinds: glucocorticoids and mineralocorticoids. They have various metabolic functions and some are used to treat inflammation.
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An analgesic or painkiller is any member of the group of drugs used to achieve analgesia, relief from pain. They are distinct from anesthetics, which temporarily affect, and in some instances eliminate, sensation
STUDY NOTES ⚕️
1️⃣ For mild to moderate pain with little inflammation:
💊 Paracetamol ~ 500-650 mg QID
💊 Low dose ibuprofen ~ 400-600 mg (5-10mg/kg) TDS
2️⃣ Postextraction or similar acute but short-lasting pain:
💊 Keterolac ~ 15-30 Mg IV or IM; Orally, 10-20mg QID
💊 Diclofenac ~ 50 mg TDS, then BD orally, (75mg deep IM)
💊 Nimesulide ~ 100 Mg BD
💊 Aspirin ~ 350-650mg TDS OR QID (Maximal 1000mg)
Fibrous dysplasia is a chronic problem in which scar-like tissue grows in place of normal bone. It often results in one or more, of the following: Bone deformity. Brittle bones.
In general, drugs unless absolutely necessary should not be used during pregnancy because drugs taken by a pregnant woman can reach the fetus and harm it by crossing the placenta, the same route taken by oxygen and nutrients, which are needed for the growth and development of fetus