Effective though they are in the treatment of a wide variety of painful conditions, opioids are not always the most suitable analgesic therapy. Tried and tested non-opioid analgesics are frequently preferable, especially for the treatment of mild to moderate pain, because of their lower incidence of side-effects or more relevant sites of action.


Public Health Chronic Pain Lower Incidence Pain Management Painful Condition 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Copyright information

© Springer Basel AG 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael J. Parnham

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations