- 1.Characteristics of non opioid analgesics:
Regular daily use of NSAIDs is better than opioids.
Non opioids should not be given with opioids at the same time.
NSAIDs do not cause gastric ulcers if given rectally or parenteraly.
Antacids with NSAIDs are effective in reducing gastric ulcers.
NSAIDs affect bone healing for longer period of time.