Analgesics in animal pain management
Sunilchandra U, Ravikumar C and Rashmi R
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are the the most widely used over the counter pain relieving agents in the treatment of pain and inflammation associated with surgical, trauma and pathological inflammatory conditions in animals, either as sole agents or in combination to reduce the chances of adverse effects. The opioid are the most powerful pain-relieving compounds used for the systemic treatment of acute pain in many species of animals, mostly in surgical conditions involving deep seated visceral organs and orthopedic surgeries. However, the narcosis and controlled schedule are the disadvantages associated with them. The potential analgesics of therapeutic importance in the management of pain in animals is briefly reviewed n terms of clinical use and the adverse effects in animals.
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Sunilchandra U, Ravikumar C, Rashmi R. Analgesics in animal pain management. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(4):205-209.