Science in a Minute: NSAIDS Said to be More Effective Pain Killers Than Opioid Based Codeine

June 17, 2021 11:46 AM
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Science in a Minute: NSAIDS Said to be More Effective Pain Killers Than Opioid Based Codeine
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Researchers from Canada’s McMaster University, writing in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, found that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen are actually better at controlling pain than opioid-based codeine pain killers. They also provide fewer adverse reactions than codeine.