Fixed-dose combinations with an opioid include codeine/paracetamol, oxycodone/paracetamol, tramadol/paracetamol, and others. These products may be opioid sparing, because they provide effective analgesia at lower opioid doses than opioids taken in monotherapy.
They are widely used over-the-counter and prescription products and are contained in many combination formulations. NSAIDs are very effective drugs with antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, and analgesic efficacy rendering them useful for many acute pain conditions.
In addition to the immense burden to the patient, it presents a substantial challenge and burden to society in terms of direct (healthcare resource utilization ) and indirect costs (e.g., social compensations, retirement pensions, loss of productivity, and skills ).
One recent fixed-dose combination analgesic product combines tramadol, a centrally acting weak opioid analgesic, with low-dose paracetamol. Evidence-based guidelines recognize the potential value of combination analgesics in specific situations. The current guideline-based paradigm for pain treatment recommends.
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Acetaminophen is an ingredient found in a wide range of non-prescription (OTC) and prescription (Rx) products. Prescription acetaminophen products are predominay found in combination with an opioid, such as codeine, oxycodone, or tramadol and generally indicated for the relief of moderate to.
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Paracetamol/Tramadol (combination product). Brand: NICE TA: Indication: . Disease category: Central nervous system. Commissioning responsibility: CCG PbR excluded: No.
This colour classification is in agreement with the recommendations contained within both the NHS England and NHS Clinical Commissioners guidance document ‘Items which should not routinely be prescribed in primary care: Guidance for CCGs‘ published in November 2017 and the LMMG position statement on ‘Oral Combination Products’
Brand: NICE TA: Indication:. Disease category: Central nervous system Commissioning responsibility: CCG PbR excluded: No.
LMMG recommendation: Black Click here to find the definitions for the colour classifications.
Reason for decision: Not recommended for prescribing on the NHS in Lancashire Supporting documents:
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U-Cort (as a combination product containing Hydrocortisone, Urea)see Hydrocortisone Topical; Ugesic (as a combination product containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)see Hydrocodone Combination Products; Ugesic (as a combination product containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)see Acetaminophen.
The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Inc., 4500 East-West Highway, Suite 900, Bethesda, Maryland. AHFS Patient Medication Information., 2017. Duplication for commercial use must be authorized by ASHP.