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Medications for JIA painMMedications for JIA painMedications for JIA painEnglishRheumatologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemDrug treatmentAdult (19+)NA2017-01-31T05:00:00ZJennifer Stinson, RN-EC, PhD,CPNPLori Tucker, MDTonya Palermo, PhDNeely Lerman. MSW, RSWKristi Whitney, BSc PT, MScJudy McKague, PT​9.0000000000000055.0000000000000580.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Learn about the various medications that are used to treat pain. These include acetaminophen, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), opioids, and local and topical anaesthetics.</p><p>JIA medications to reduce inflammation can also help to reduce JIA pain. In this page, you will learn about other common pain medicines that can help control pain. It is important for you to learn about medications that can help reduce pain. Speak to the doctor about these options and decide together if they are something to try.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Some medications for joint inflammation can help to reduce JIA pain.</li> <li>There are three types of pain medications: opioids, non-opioids, and local and topical anaesthetics.</li> <li>The most common mistake people make when taking painkillers is not taking them soon enough.</li> <li>Medicine should always be taken according to the directions on the bottle or the way the doctor has indicated.</li></ul>
Médicaments contre la douleur de l'AIJMMédicaments contre la douleur de l'AIJMedications for JIA painFrenchRheumatologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemDrug treatmentAdult (19+)NA2017-01-31T05:00:00ZJennifer Stinson, RN-EC, PhD,CPNP Lori Tucker, MD Tonya Palermo, PhD Neely Lerman. MSW, RSW Kristi Whitney, BSc PT, MSc Judy McKague, PT​9.0000000000000055.00000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Cette page décrit les divers médicaments utilisés pour traiter la douleur. Ils comprennent l'acétaminophène, les anti-inflammatoires non stéroidiens (AINS), les opioides et les anesthésiants locaux et topiques.</p><p>Les médicaments antirhumatismaux peuvent aider à réduire la douleur et l'inflammation, comme les suivants:</p> <ul> <li>Les anti-inflammatoires non stéroïdiens (AINS), comme l'ibuproféne</li> <li>Les médicaments antirhumatismaux modificateurs de la maladie le méthotrexate</li> <li>Les corticostéroïdes, comme la dexaméthasone, la méthylprednisolone, la prednisolone ou la prednisone; </li> <li>Les agents biologiques, comme l'etanercept et l'infliximab. Ces médicaments sont parfois utilisés chez les enfants et adolescents qui ne réagissent pas à d'autres traitements.</li> </ul> <p>Ces médicaments peuvent aussi aider à réduire la douleur articulaire. Dans cette page, vous découvrirez d'autres médicaments courants pour contrôler la douleur. </p> <p>Vous devez apprendre quels médicaments peuvent t'aider à avoir moins mal. Discutez de ces options avec le médecin, et vous décidez ensemble si vous devriez essayer un de ces médicaments. </p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Certains médicaments contre l’inflammation articulaire peuvent aider à soulager la douleur causée par l’AIJ.</li> <li>Il existe trois types d’analgésiques : les opioïdes, les non opioïdes et les anesthésiants locaux ou topiques.</li> <li>L’erreur que commettent la plupart des patients, c’est de ne pas prendre d’analgésiques dès qu’ils ont mal.</li> <li>Il faut toujours suivre le mode d’emploi indiqué sur le flacon ou les directives du médecin en prenant son médicament.</li></ul>

 

 

Medications for JIA pain1075.00000000000Medications for JIA painMedications for JIA painMEnglishRheumatologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemDrug treatmentAdult (19+)NA2017-01-31T05:00:00ZJennifer Stinson, RN-EC, PhD,CPNPLori Tucker, MDTonya Palermo, PhDNeely Lerman. MSW, RSWKristi Whitney, BSc PT, MScJudy McKague, PT​9.0000000000000055.0000000000000580.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Learn about the various medications that are used to treat pain. These include acetaminophen, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), opioids, and local and topical anaesthetics.</p><p>JIA medications to reduce inflammation can also help to reduce JIA pain. In this page, you will learn about other common pain medicines that can help control pain. It is important for you to learn about medications that can help reduce pain. Speak to the doctor about these options and decide together if they are something to try.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Some medications for joint inflammation can help to reduce JIA pain.</li> <li>There are three types of pain medications: opioids, non-opioids, and local and topical anaesthetics.</li> <li>The most common mistake people make when taking painkillers is not taking them soon enough.</li> <li>Medicine should always be taken according to the directions on the bottle or the way the doctor has indicated.</li></ul><p>JIA medications can help reduce pain and inflammation. JIA medications include:</p><ul><li> <a href="/Article?contentid=1069&language=English">non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) </a> such as <a href="/Article?contentid=153&language=English">ibuprofen</a> </li><li>disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) such as <a href="/Article?contentid=185&language=English">methotrexate </a> </li><li>corticosteroids such as, <a href="/Article?contentid=1075&language=English"></a> <a href="/Article?contentid=221&language=English">prednisone, prednisolone, or dexamethasone </a></li><li> <a href="/Article?contentid=1073&language=English">biologic drugs</a> such as etanercept and infliximab. Biologics are sometimes used in children and teenagers who do not respond to the other medications.</li></ul><h2>Types of pain medicines</h2><p>Pain medicines are also called analgesics or painkillers. There are three main types of pain medicines:</p><ul><li>non-opioids, such as <a href="/Article?contentid=62&language=English">acetaminophen</a> and NSAIDs</li><li> <a href="/Article?contentid=2194&language=English">opioids</a>, such as <a href="/Article?contentid=110&language=English">codeine</a> and <a href="/Article?contentid=194&language=English">morphine</a></li><li>local and topical anaesthetics, such as lidocaine and EMLA</li></ul><p>A step-wise approach is commonly used to treat pain.</p> <figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Pain_ladder_CHART_IMG_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <h3>Mild pain: Simple analgesics</h3><p>Simple analgesics such as acetaminophen and NSAIDs such as ibuprofen can relieve mild pain. Some mild pain relievers can be taken together if needed. However, ibuprofen should not be taken if the doctor has prescribed another NSAID.</p><h3>Moderate pain: Mild opioids</h3><p>For moderate pain, simple analgesics can be used with mild opioid medicines, such as tramadol.</p><h3>Severe pain: Strong opioids</h3><p>For more severe pain, simple analgesics may be used with stronger opioid drugs, such as <a href="/Article?contentid=194&language=English">morphine</a>.</p><p>These stronger pain medications are normally used for pain after surgery. They are also used for some chronic pain conditions that do not respond to standard medical treatment. Strong opioid medications are not commonly used to treat JIA pain.</p><p>Like most medicines, opioids have side effects. These include slowing breathing, sleepiness, nausea, vomiting, constipation, and itchiness. It is important to discuss the benefits and side effects of any drug with the doctor.</p><h3>Local and topical anaesthetics</h3><p>Local anaesthetics act on a specific part of the body. Lidocaine is a local anaesthetic that is given by injection. Some local anaesthetics are applied on the skin, in which case they are called topical anaesthetics. Examples of topical anaesthetics include EMLA cream and tetracaine. These anaesthetics help to numb the surface of the skin. They can help reduce pain from needle pokes and other procedures.</p><h3>Other pain medications</h3><p>There are also some other medications that are used with special types of chronic nerve pain. These include tricyclic antidepressants such as <a href="/Article?contentid=71&language=English"> amitriptyline</a>, and anticonvulsants such as <a href="/Article?contentid=145&language=English"> gabapentin </a> . These medications help to calm the pain nerves down.</p><h2>How to take pain medicines</h2><p>There is a right way and a wrong way to take medicine. The most common mistake people make when taking painkillers is not taking them soon enough. Most people wait until their pain is really bad before taking pain medicine. It is much easier to prevent pain from becoming unmanageable if the medicine is taken early (when pain is mild) and regularly.</p><p>Medicine should always be taken according to the directions on the bottle or the way the doctor has indicated. Too much medicine can cause serious harm. But, if a child takes less than the recommended dose, the medicine may not work.</p><p>Pain medications work best when used with physical and pain coping strategies.</p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Pain_ladder_CHART_IMG_EN.jpgMedications for JIA painFalse

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