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Medication for Pain

Medications can block pain, prevent swelling, and treat related problems. More than one medication may be used. Medications may be changed as you feel better, or if they cause side effects.

Medications

What They Do

Possible Side Effects

Analgesics (non-opioid and NSAID)

Remove feelings of pain. Used for mild to moderate pain. May prevent joint and soft tissue inflammation.

Nausea, stomach pain, ulcers, indigestion, diarrhea, bleeding, kidney or liver problems.

Opioids

A type of analgesic. Remove feelings of pain. Used for moderate to severe pain.

Nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, constipation, slowed breathing.

Other Medications (steroids, antiemetics, antidepressants, and anticonvulsants)

Reduce swelling, burning or tingling pain. Limit certain side effects of pain medications.

Your health care provider will explain the possible side effects of these medications.

Anesthetics

Stop pain signals from reaching the brain. They block all feeling in the treated area.

Nausea, low blood pressure, fever, slowed breathing, fainting, seizures, heart attack.

When to Call the Health Care Provider

Call your health care provider right away (or have a family member call) if you have:

  • Unrelieved pain

  • Side effects, including constipation or uncontrolled nausea, that interfere with daily activities

  • Extreme sleepiness or breathing problems

Date Last Reviewed: 2007-01-15T00:00:00-07:00

Date Last Modified: 2002-07-09T08:40:32-06:00

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Pain Therapy Associates in Numbers

2 Chicago Location
+30,240 Patients Treated
8Providers
35 Years in Practice

Physician Assistants

Physician Assistants

Rana Amer, PA-C
Stacia Jones, PA-C

Massage Therapists

Massage Therapists

Richard Van Derveer, RMT, LMT

Ultra Sound Technician

Ultra Sound Technician

Chris Plonka

See what our patients are saying...

Dr.Dabah and his staff are always searching for ways to heal my neck pain. I am happy with the progress we are making as a team. The receptionists are always so cordial.

~K.L

Doctor Dachman is knowledgeable and always knows how to help me manage my pain. The staff is very pleasant and professional. I highly recommend this office for care!!

~D.C

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Pain Therapy Associates

Tel: 847-352-5511
Fax: 847-352-5585

455 South Roselle Road, Suite 104
Schaumburg, IL 60193

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4753 N. Broadway St, Suite 1025
Chicago, IL 60640

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