Drugs That Affect the Nervous System

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A local anesthesia, which is loss of sensation in a certain area of the body, is used to prevent any pain that may come during a medical procedures which may include giving birth or having surgery done. Local anesthetics will temporarily block all the action of the nerve fibers including that ones that let you sense pain. They do this by interfering with the sodium channels. Analgesia is the loss of Pain sensation. There are four main types of analgesia, which are also known as pain killers. They are nonopioids referring to aspirin and related to nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs or NSAIDs. The most common of the NSAIDs are ibuprofen and naproxen. Opioids consist of morphine and codeine. And antiepileptic agents have gabapentin in topirmate and antidepressants have amitripiline and duloxetine. These are the other three types of analgesics. Tylenol is the active ingredient and acetaphetamine it has analgesic properties but does not reduce inflamed areas. Arthritis and post operating pain can brle treated by NSAIDs because they have anti inflammatory properties. And Teds work by inhibiting the cyclooxygenase enzymes that make the inflammatory and pain producing chemicals prostaglandin. For severe pain opioids are most potent and effective. Hope you have a downside because they are at high risk for being abused and can cause respiratory difficulty, depression and constipation. For neuropathic pain antiepileptic and antidepressant drugs are you prescribed. Some neuropathy pain might include damage to the nerves from high blood pressure, neuralgia and diabetic neuropathy. Viruses like shingles, phantom limb pain, and post stroke pain can cause this. Alcohol ken Block nerve pain because it interrupts the signal that is sent to the brain. It can be done by injecting the substance into or around a nerve located in the spine. Lidocaine is a topical anesthetic that

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