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My lower back aches, and how do I releive the pain with OTC meds?

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Dr. Alexandre De Moura
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
3 doctors agree

In brief: NSAID

Try some mortin 2 pills 3 times a day with meals for a cpl weeks if no relief see your orthopaedic spinal specialist.

In brief: NSAID

Try some mortin 2 pills 3 times a day with meals for a cpl weeks if no relief see your orthopaedic spinal specialist.
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Agree, but do not take the ibuprofen on an empty stomach. Stop if you get an upset stomach.
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Try one

Otc meds can be very effective.
Acetaminophen is generally safe, but should not be used by people with liver problems and should not be combined with alcohol. Otc anti-inflammatories like Naproxen and Ibuprofen are good, but can upset the stomach. Folks with ulcers, bleeding problems, kidney problems, high blood pressure should avoid them. If in doubt, check with your doctor.

In brief: Try one

Otc meds can be very effective.
Acetaminophen is generally safe, but should not be used by people with liver problems and should not be combined with alcohol. Otc anti-inflammatories like Naproxen and Ibuprofen are good, but can upset the stomach. Folks with ulcers, bleeding problems, kidney problems, high blood pressure should avoid them. If in doubt, check with your doctor.
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Dr. Michael Bolesta
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