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Compound analgesic

A compound analgesic is an analgesic with more than one active ingredient. This includes many of the stronger prescription analgesics.

Common active ingredients used in compound analgesics include:

Once readily available over the counter and in supermarkets, compound analgesics became associated with substance abuse and are now more restricted in many countries. As a result, some once famous brands such as APC and Bex have either disappeared, or have become brands of simple analgesics.

See also

  • A Cup Of Tea, A Bex and A Good Lie Down
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