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What pain reliever besides ibuprofen and tylenol, (acetaminophen) is safe to take for myalgia pain?

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Dr. Larry Stephenson M D
43 years experience in Neurology
Tramadol: May try tramadol but the list is nearly limitless and depends on the cause of myalgia--vasculitis req steroids and could be infectious or med induced such as statin. Many otc's eg excedrin/bc powders/flexeril/robaxin/soma/topicals could be tried it is impt to id cause.
Answered on Aug 18, 2012

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