Tag: pain control

Cannabinoids for Acute Pain

A systematic review of cannabinoids for acute pain shows the evidence is preliminary, and not very encouraging.

/ March 25, 2020

Topical NSAIDs

I have a mental basket of drugs that I suspect may be placebos. In that basket were the topical versions of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). When the first products were commercially marketed over a decade ago, I found the clinical evidence unconvincing, and I suspected that the modestly positive effects were probably due to simply rubbing the affected area, or possibly due...

/ March 3, 2011