U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 41-year-old member asked:

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

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Larry Stephenson M D
Neurology 45 years experience
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.
Last updated Aug 18, 2012


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.