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Title: QotW - 14.20.05 - Which painkiller should I use?
Post by: thedoc on 11/06/2014 16:23:02
What's t[img float=right]http://www.thenakedscientists.com/forum/copies/RTEmagicC_Headache_07.jpg.jpg[/img]he difference between aspirin, paracetamol and ibuprofen? We turn to a Professor of Pain for the answer.
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Title: Discuss: Which painkiller should I use?
Post by: thedoc on 11/06/2014 16:23:02
We answered this question on the show...





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Post by: nsaids on 01/10/2014 06:24:32
the three drugs you named are not painkillers, they are antiinflammatories! painkillers are the fun ones that get you high. paracetamol and ibuprofen are non-steroidal antiinflammatories and I think aspirin is something different.