Pain is an unpleasant feeling that can affect your ability to perform daily activities. Pain that often lasts for more than a month is known as chronic pain. Long-standing pain can make one’s life miserable. Pain can occur in any part of the body, but it is commonly experienced in joints and muscles. Joint pains and muscle pains are common symptoms of ailments such as arthritis, inflammation, trauma, etc.
Pain relief medicines are a good option. There are numerous painkiller medicines available for treating acute as well as chronic pain. Some are prescription painkiller medicines, while few are available over the counter. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are commonly prescribed medicines to subside pain. Others include muscle relaxants, opioids and medicines that act on central nervous system. You can acquire a wide range of pain relief medicines at Pharmacy Outlet.
Heat and pain relief patches are quite beneficial in relieving pains and aches caused by sprains and strains of joints and muscles. They are useful treating backache, neck pain and shoulder pain. Most of the pain relief patches contain methyl salicylate and levomenthol, which have anti-inflammatory or analgesic properties.
Pain relief patches usually work in two ways. They bring down the pain by reducing the inflammation, and produce redness or sensation of heat that reduces perception of the pain by distracting the brain from original pain. Levomenthol in particular dilates the blood vessels, causing a sensation of coolness followed by painkilling effect. Clinically proven pain relief patches are available through Pharmacy Outlet.
Back pain, also known as lumbago, is a very common symptom. In the UK, half of the people are living with chronic back pain. It is estimated that people will experience backache at least once in their lives. Although back pain can affect people at any age, the incidence is very common in adults between the age groups of 35 and 55. Experts explain that back pain is caused by any hindrance in the functioning of bones, muscles and ligaments.
Some of the common causes include disc prolapse, bony lumbar spine, arthritis of the spine, spinal issues, back muscle spasm and trauma. Most of the backaches respond well to over-the-counter painkillers such as Ibuprofen, Naproxen and Paracetamol. However, some may require strong painkillers that are available only through medical prescription. You can acquire a wide range of over-the-counter painkillers for back pain.
Tooth decay, abscessed tooth, damaged filling, infected gums (gingivitis) and poor oral hygiene are a few potential causes of dental pain. In many people, gingivitis – inflammation of gums – is one of the common causes of toothache. Dental pain can be throbbing, sharp and persistent. In few people, pain is felt on pressure. Tooth pain is often associated with halitosis i.e. bad breath and fever.
Dental pain treatment usually depends on the cause. For example, if a cavity is causing the pain, your dentist will fill the cavity or plausibly perform tooth extraction procedure. In case of bacterial infection, you may need an antibiotic and painkiller to reduce the inflammation and pain. At Pharmacy Outlet, you can browse through a broad selection of medicines that are useful in treating dental pain.
Headache is a common symptom experienced by millions of people. Some types of headache can be very complicated. There are above 100 types of headaches. People can have different sets of symptoms caused by certain reasons and they need different kinds of headache treatments. On the other hand, migraine is kind of powerful headache associated with nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to sound or lights. It is more severe than a common headache.
An over-the-counter painkiller is what all you need to suffice a simple headache. Non-prescription medicines such as acetaminophen, aspirin, ibuprofen or caffeine can help relieve head pain. Migraine needs a slightly different approach when it comes to treatment. To relieve migraine, one may need over-the-counter pain relief medications with nausea medicines, or a migraine specific medicine. You can get clinically effective headache and migraine medicines at Pharmacy Outlet.
Chronic joint and muscle pain can affect the ability to perform daily chores. The condition is called fibromyalgia. The symptoms include painful tender joint, deep muscle pain and morning stiffness. Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, bursitis, tendinitis, gout and mechanical injury are a few leading causes of joint and muscle pain. It is important to treat the underlying condition in order to relieve pain in joints and muscles.
Joint and muscle pain treatment includes over-the-counter or prescription painkiller medicines such as Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Naproxen or Acetaminophen. Muscle relaxants are prescribed especially when there is severe muscle pain. In addition, people with joint and muscle pain require physical therapy to combat joint stiffness and improve joint mobility. Through Pharmacy Outlet, you can acquire effective pain medicines that help relieve joint and muscle ache.
Period pain, also known as menstrual cramp or dysmenorrhea, are painful sensations felt by a woman in the lower abdomen before or during menstruation. The pain may range from mild to moderate to severe. During menstruation, the uterus undergoes muscle contraction, as the egg is released from the ovaries. These contractions can produce abdominal cramps, which are quite painful. If few women, the pain is unbearable.
Period pain treatment includes over-the-counter painkiller medications that work by inhibiting the secretion of prostaglandins. Prostaglandin is an inflammatory meditator that gives rise pain and discomfort. Ibuprofen and Naproxen are the drugs of choice. You can get period pain medicines through Pharmacy Outlet after talking to you medical advisor.
Painkillers are the most widely used medicines across the globe. Usually, painkillers are prescribed when a person experiences acute or pain or discomfort in any part of the body. Typically, there are two types of painkillers viz. over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription. OTC painkillers reduce the inflammation in order to bring down the pain sensation. They include Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen, Aspirin and Naproxen. Prescription painkillers include opioids, corticosteroids, antidepressants and anticonvulsants.
Painkillers are also available in topical creams, gels, lotions and sprays. Most of oral painkillers come with mild to moderate side effects such as nausea, upset stomach or diarrhoea. It is important that you talk to your GP before using any kind of painkiller medication. Pharmacy Outlet deals with various OTC painkiller medicines that are clinically approved, safe and effective.
The sinuses are air-filled spaces present in your forehead, cheekbones and behind your nose. Inflammation of sinuses due to an allergic reaction or infection causes swelling and mucus secretion. The channels that drain the mucus get blocked causing pressure. The pressure in the sinuses can cause pain and headache. Hence, you often feel pain in check, forehand and behind the nose. The sinus pain usually aggravates on straining and moving head suddenly.
Treating the underlying cause helps reduce sinus pain. You might take antihistamines or decongestants to treat allergic rhinitis or antibiotics to treat infection. Nasal decongestants are quite useful in treating sinus pain by relieving the pressure. In advanced cases, sinus surgery or removal of polyps is the option. At Pharmacy Outlet, you can acquire medicines that help treat sinus pain and pressure.
Anaesthetics, especially local, are prescribed to reduce pain sensation. Topical anaesthetics are available in gels, creams or sprays that are used to numb the painful part of the body. They are often used to provide numbness to any area of the skin, the nose, ear, throat, genital area and the anus. Although few topical anaesthetic creams, ointments, sprays, lotions or aerosols are available over the counter, it is important that you talk to your doctor before using them.
At Pharmacy Outlet, you can buy anaesthetic creams that are useful in providing instant relief from pain and discomfort.