Fever is a normal part of healing, so whether we should stop it with pain killers should be questioned.
Parents worry about giving their kids pain relief. Four out of five experts say it's OK.
When a pain signal gets to the brain, it lets your brain know there’s a big problem so we can respond.
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In short, pain medicine is able to block the processes that cause the feeling of pain. To understand why, you need to know a bit about how pain works.
Paracetamol has been found to be no more effective than a placebo for low back pain and arthritis.
Paracetamol is one of the most widely used medicines in Australia and around the world with millions of doses administered worldwide each day.
The dizzying range of “targeted” pain-relief options in pharmacies can make your head hurt.
A visit to the pharmacy for pain relief can be complicated. As consumers, we are faced with a bewildering choice of pain relief options. But why? Within the Nurofen range we have Nurofen for back pain…