Example sentences for: analgesic

How can you use “analgesic” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • [ 17 18 19 ] Equally important, unrelieved pain can have a devastating psychological effect on the individual and family [ 20 ] . As there is no reason to delay the use of analgesics, [ 16 ] initiate analgesic interventions while completing investigations and providing therapies directed against the cause of the pain (eg, radiation for a neoplasm).

  • First to examine all acute pain studies of analgesic efficacy in adults over six hours for comparison with other analgesics in acute pain.

  • The acute pain dose of 50 mg is claimed to have prolonged analgesic activity [ 11 ] .

  • Acute pain has been studied in single dose designs first proposed by Beecher and colleagues [ 1 2 ] and formalized by Houde and Wallenstein [ 3 ] . The problem with single trials is that while they can demonstrate statistical superiority of analgesic over placebo, variation because of random chance means that, if small, they provide a poor estimate of the size of the analgesic effect [ 4 ] . Combining results from clinically homogeneous trials in a meta-analysis gives an accurate estimate of the extent of the analgesic effect when sufficient numbers of patients have been randomized [ 4 5 ] .

  • This can explain the usefulness of drugs such as nalbuphine in reducing the side effects associated with the more potent opioid analgesics while not totally reversing the analgesic action of those ligands.


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