rubefacients

rubefacients

topical agents that induce short-lived skin vasodilatation and achieve local musculoskeletal pain relief, e.g. topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (Feldene gel; Ibuleve gel), capsaicin cream, iodine ointment, methyl salicylate ointment, kaolin poultice
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RUBEFACIENTS A series of muscle rubs used to relieve skeletal-muscular pain are under review for their effectiveness compared with other forms of muscular pain relief.
Medication commonly prescribed at the time for psychological or behavioral issues, epilepsy, and other ailments included calomel (mercurous chloride, which often resulted in mercury poisoning), tartar emetics, opiates (laudanum or morphine), rubefacients, castor, mugwort, and absinthe (Joinson 2012; North 2000; Okoh-Esene et al.
Annual spend - PS529,403 | Rubefacients - a series of muscle rubs used to relieve skeletal-muscular pain.
Topical capsaicin (an extract from chilli) has demonstrated effective analgesia in knee and hand OA, but research does not support the use of rubefacients such as salicylates, menthol and wintergreen, that induce vasodilation in the area.
It should not be used if rubefacients (see below) are applied first.
Among the most popular non-prescription topical pain relievers are counterirritants, or rubefacients, used to treat minor muscle and joint aches and pains.
Washington, July 8 (ANI): A systematic review by Cochrane Researchers says that there is a lack of proof using gels and creams containing rubefacients are helpful in treating chronic and acute pain.
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Systematic review of efficacy of topical rubefacients containing solicylates for the treatment of acute and chronic pain.
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