Top 10 Pain Killer medication in India

If you are suffering from immense pain, and simple measures such as rest or exercising is not helping much, it is advisable that you take an adequate pain killer. Simple pain killers such as Meftal P, Paracetamol etc. can be used to get away from backaches, headaches etc.

Here are 10 of the very effective pain killers available in India that can be used to lessen up headaches, body aches, pain from fever and many more situations.

  1. Aspirin

Aspirin is a very effective pain reliever. If you are suffering from any mild pain in your body, Aspirin tablet comes to rescue.

Keep in mind to avoid taking this medicine if you are suffering from ulcer, indigestion or reflux.

Children below the age of 16 years are not advised to take this medication, keeping in mind the strong salts and chemicals the tablet contains.

According to a survey, out of the total 1049 users, every 8 from the total 10 find this pain-killer worth taking.

  1. Paracetamol

While taking Paracetamol, keep in mind that the other medications that you are consuming (if any), does not contain the same active ingredients. An overdose of the same can be really harmful for the liver. Cold and flu medicines and arthritis medicines contain the same active ingredient.

Paracetamol can be given to children starting from the age of one month. It helps to cure pain and symptoms of mild fever. You can buy it only from the medical shops. Make sure you buy the correct dose for your children or for anyone else as per his or her age. In case of any doubt, it is advisable to consult a doctor.

  1. Meftal P

Meftal P Suspension is a Non-Steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medicine that is used to provide relieve from joint pains, Gout, Rheumatoid Arthritis and many more conditions.

If you are suffering from cramps during your menstrual cycle, Meftal P can be used to get some relieve. The medication works really well and is very quick and effective.

You should always keep Meftal P with you, so that it can be used in the case of emergency. Some of the side effects of Meftal P are dizziness, fast heartbeat, bloating, excessive tiredness etc.

  1. Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a Non-Steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It is quite effective for mild pain. The medication is provided for children aged 3 months and above who weigh more than 5 kilograms. You can buy them at the pharmacies. Avoid over dosing of this pain-killer. It is advisable that you follow the instructions mentioned on the label to avoid any sort of risk towards the health. If your child is suffering from asthma, Ibuprofen is not recommended.

Ibuprofen is also not recommended for people suffering from heart problems, high blood pressure and kidney impairment.

  1. Naproxen

The pain killer helps cure pain, fever and swelling. The effects of the medicine become evident after 30 minutes of its consumption. Doctors suggest not taking the medicine empty stomach. If you are or was suffering from any kind of kidney related problems, Naproxen is not a good medication for you.

A combination of Aspirin and Naproxen is a very risky one; thus, be careful regarding this.

  1. Saridon

Saridon is a very commonly used pain reliever. You can use it if you are suffering from a toothache, headache, backache or arthritis. The tablet also reduces the pain caused due to fever.

The medication provides relief to cancer patients as well as the ones who have undergone a surgery.  There are hardly any side effects of this tablet. Women can also consume it during the times of pregnancy and breastfeeding. Nausea and stomach pain are the rare side effects of this medicine.

By any chance if you experience some allergic reaction after the consumption of this tablet, do not continue the dose any longer.

Over dosage of Saridon can lead to liver failure.

  1. Diclowin Plus

It is an anti-inflammatory pain killer available in both tablet and oral solution form. A person suffering from arthritis, swollen joints, fever, osteoarthritis and menstrual pain can have this tablet to get quick relieve.

The effect of Diclowin Plus tablets lasts for at least 11-12 hours. You can have it twice a day to provide yourself with complete relieve. Do not skip the dose in between or consume too much of it. If possible, inform your doctor before starting and after finishing the course.

  1. Sinarest

Sinarest (Acetaminophen, chlorpheniramine and pseudoephedrine) is a combination medication which is very commonly used in India as an effective pain killer. The tablet is found in almost every one out of two households. You can use it to get rid of headache, body pain, fever, common cold, flu, watery eyes, sneezing and itching.

The medicine is really effective with minimal side effects. If you are a sugar patient or suffering from asthma or any kidney disease; do not take Sinarest without consulting a doctor.

  1. Oxycodone

Oxycodone is used to lessen up the severe pain in the body. This medication belongs to Opiod class of drugs. It directly affects the brain in such a manner so that the body responds in a different manner to any kind of pain.

You can take this medicine with or without food as per your own convenience. The medicine is available both in tablet as well as liquid form. Make sure the intake is not less or more than required.

  1. Codeine

Codeine is used to treat mild to moderate degrees of pain in the human body. If you combine the medicine with paracetamol or any non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug such as aspirin, the benefits are enhanced.

This is not an exhaustive list of pain killers available in India. You should always read the instructions mentioned on the label properly before consuming any medicine. Consulting a doctor is the best way to do this.

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