Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, such as ibuprofen and naproxen sodium, are popular for the treatment of moderate to mild pain because of their pain relief and additional anti-inflammatory properties, notes WebMD. ... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

The strongest narcotic painkiller is fentanyl, which is approximately 70 to 100 times stronger than morphine when given intravenously, states RxList. This medication may be used for the treatment of severe pain associate... More »

Morphine and other morphine-like drugs such as buprenorphine, oxycodone and fentanyl are the strongest painkillers available, as of 2015. A doctor or a pain specialist prescribes these drugs to treat severe pain when wea... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Excluding acetaminophen, NSAIDs such as Ibuprofen and Aleve are the strongest OTC medications for pain and inflammation relief, according to MedlinePlus and WebMD. Some types of pain respond better to one medication than... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Studies involving the topical use of arnica for pain relief in people with arthritis of the hands and knees have demonstrated favorable results, reports WebMD. Additionally, arnica reduces pain after surgery, states Nati... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Effective over-the-counter pain relief medications, include Tylenol, Motrin, Advil, Aleve and Naprosyn, according to WebMD. Tylenol is a brand name of acetaminophen, while Motrin, Advil, Aleve and Naprosyn are non-steroi... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

As of 2015, Anbesol and Orajel are two over-the-counter antiseptics that provide pain relief for sore gums, according to and Orajel. Both products contain benzocaine, used in local anesthetics to soothe painful... More » Health Medications & Vitamins