Other drugs

taken from Small Gland, Big Problem 4th Edition
by Professor Roger Kirby, Health Press 2011

Anti-inflammatory agents may be given to control pain and inflammation; for example, diclofenac (brand name Voltarol SR). A wide range of antibiotics may be given to treat infection, such as ciprofloxacin (brand name Ciproxin) and co-amoxiclav (brand name Augmentin). Diazepam (Valium) is sometimes used as a muscle relaxant and a means of relieving anxiety.