Common Name/Other Name: Muscle ache, Body sore, Muscle sore, Myalgia [Eng.]
Body ache is a condition where a person feels discomfort, sores and pain in either a single part or multiple parts of the body. Most body pains are associated with muscle and joint pains and they are rarely severe.
Commonly Prescribed Drugs
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) provide pain-killing, fever-inducing and anti-inflammatory effects. COX-2 inhibitors are also NSAIDs that directly targets cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) that is responsible for inflammation and pain. These drugs should not be taken with other NSAIDs at the same time.
- Side effects: Stomach indigestion, stomach ulcer includes bleeding, anemia, heart failure, high blood pressure.
- Drug interactions: Diuretics, lithium, ACE inhibitors, anticoagulants, anti-diabetic drugs, cardiac glycosides, corticosteroids, other NSAIDs.