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Placebos Summary

Description: Any dummy medication or treatment. Although placebos originally were medicinal preparations having no specific pharmacological activity against a targeted condition, the concept has been extended to include treatments or procedures, especially those administered to control groups in clinical trials in order to provide baseline measurements for the experimental protocol.

Also Known As: Sham Treatment

Networked: 721 relevant articles (54 outcomes, 159 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Placebos is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 20 outcomes 21 studies in 136 results
  2. Low Back Pain (Lumbago) : 5 outcomes 3 studies in 12 results
  3. Hemorrhage : 3 outcomes 1 study in 9 results
  4. Infection : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 20 results
  5. Shock : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 11 results
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Drugs Related to Placebos

  1. Epinephrine (Adrenaline)
  2. salicylhydroxamic acid (SHAM)
  3. Indomethacin (Indometacin)
  4. Ibuprofen (Motrin)
  5. Ketorolac
  6. Budesonide (Pulmicort)
  7. Metoclopramide (Reglan)
  8. topiramate (Topamax)
  9. Oxygen
  10. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
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Therapies Related to Placebos

  1. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
  2. Acupuncture Points (Acupuncture Point)
  3. Phototherapy (Light Therapy)
  4. Blood Component Removal (Apheresis)
  5. Lasers (Laser)
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