Miscellaneous adjuvant analgesics

Yury Khelemsky, Karina Gritsenko, Shahbaz Farnad

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Acetaminophen is the most commonly used adjuvant analgesic. Commonly combined with opioid formulations for enhanced analgesia and decreased likelihood of abuse.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPain Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationAn Essential Review
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9783319431338
ISBN (Print)9783319431314
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2017



  • Acetaminophen
  • Anticonvulsants
  • Dosage
  • NSAID antidepressants
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Side effects

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Khelemsky, Y., Gritsenko, K., & Farnad, S. (2017). Miscellaneous adjuvant analgesics. In Pain Medicine: An Essential Review (pp. 197-199). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-43133-8_55