Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory, and Anti-pyretic Activity

Pain is a symptom of many diseases requiring treatment with analgesics

Hans Gerhard Vogel

2007

Scholarcy highlights

  • Pain is a symptom of many diseases requiring treatment with analgesics
  • Severe pain due to cancer metastases needs the use of strong analgesics, that means opioid drugs
  • The addiction liability of opioids led to intensive research for compounds without this side effect
  • Many approaches have been used to differentiate the various actions of strong analgesics by developing animal models for analgesic activity and for addiction liability
  • Analgesic effects in animals are comparable with the therapeutic effects in man
  • In: Pharmacological Models in the Control of Inflammation

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