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What are analgesic drugs ? How are they classified and when are they usually recommended for use ?      (3 marks)

Analgesic drugs : These drugs are the chemical substances which are given to relieve body pains. These act on the central nervous system.

These are classified as Narcotics i.e. habit forming and non-narcotics i.e. not habit forming.

Examples of Narcotics : Opium which contains alkaloids such as Codeine and Morphine.

Examples of Non-Narcotics : Aspirin and Ibuprofen.

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