Paracetamol is a common analgesic and antipyretic drug.
A couple of decades ago it was considered almostpanacea for the treatment of SARS, but many experts today began to treat him with a certain contempt, the reason is the excessive availability of the drug and uncontrolled consumption of its patients to self-medicate.
In favor of the medical environment paracetamol gotburst after hepatic diseases which are characterized by overdose the components in the composition of paracetamol. In the United States we organized a study proved that the drug adversely affects the state of the liver. Therefore, as an analgesic and antipyretic can be used only under the supervision of a physician, and is best to use safer analogues.
Paracetamol - one of the most proven and clinically studied drugs. He even included in the list of essential drugs, approved by the World Health Organization.
One of the most common substitutesParacetamol is aspirin. It has the same properties, but its effect on the body is less detrimental. The main thing to avoid overdose, because with "shock" dose of aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) may not function properly in the central nervous system. It should be noted that aspirin often cause allergies, and therefore is not for everyone, it should be used with caution, possibly changing or alternating with other drugs peers.
Today, more and more people givepreference ibuprofen. He copes with inflammatory processes in the body. It is used to lower the temperature, pain head, teeth and more.
Nurofen perfectly removes aches and lowerstemperature, it means prescribed for viral infections, and acute respiratory diseases, is one of the most acceptable replacements paracetamol. Nurofen well relieves inflammation, but it is not suitable for kidney dysfunction.
Diclofenac can replace paracetamol with strong pains. It is used mainly in the postoperative period, as well as chronic pain. He has almost no contraindications.
Among the preparations for action similar toParacetamol can be identified Pentalgin-H Solpadein, Kodellak. They in 2012 sold only by prescription, prescription, the whole point is that these drugs contain codeine, which has narcotic properties. Their action is very strong.
Strong analgesics - medications like spazgan andMaksigan - used for pain caused by spasm of smooth muscles, they are often prescribed to people who have suffered head trauma, surgery, and those who are suffering from hernia and protrusions. From free movement, they are also derived, so the acquisition will require a doctor's prescription.
No prescription is still available for purchaseanalgin (Metamizol natrii), it is allowed to sell in Russia, although withdrawn from circulation in the European countries because of the risk of agranulocytosis - disease characterized by the fall of neutrophils in the blood.