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Pain medications

Not all pain medications are alike and each person is slightly different in the way they respond to a pain medication. Specific types and causes of pain may respond better to one kind of pain medication than to another kind.


Review Date: 5/22/2011
Reviewed By: David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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