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best over the counter medication for back pain

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
No best: One which is most frequently used is ipobrufen 200 mg.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
NSAID's: The best way to know how to relieve back pain is to determine the cause. This requires medical evaluation. In the meantime, there are many options. S ... Read More

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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Back pain: Top choices for back pain would be Ibuprofen or Naprosyn along with acetaminophen. People respond differently to medications even if they are cousins ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Krenn
20 years experience Family Medicine
Anti-inflammatories: Otc meds such as Ibuprofen or Naproxen can be very effective in relieving back pain when used regularly for a short period of time. These are usually ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Get eval: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can be excellent for this type of pain. They can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
NSAID's: The best way to know how to relieve back pain is to determine the cause. This requires medical evaluation. In the meantime, there are many options. S ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: You can take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAIDs such as Aleve (naproxen) or Advil (ibuprofen). i
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Well, first know : That most common form of scoliosis does not cause pain unless it is a very large curve or it involves the lower back. If no issues with your kidneys, ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
37 years experience Dentistry
Consider: massage therapy and/or chiropractic evaluation.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schechter
37 years experience Family Medicine
Aleve, (naproxen) advil: There are no muscle relaxors over the counter. If your problem is knotted muscles, massage, self-massage with tennis balls, stretching, hot shower/co ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
31 years experience Family Medicine
Cranberry tabs: Best option is to call your clinician. Many offices have protocol to treat UTIs over the phone in young healthy established patients with classic sym ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
See your doctor : Back pain of 3 months duration requires an examination by your doctor. The possibilities are really endless and only through a detailed exam and bette ... Read More

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