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Which med is better for lower back pain. Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 or vicodin?

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Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: It is best to avoid

The use of narcotic medications for treatment of a chronic lower back symptoms.

In brief: It is best to avoid

The use of narcotic medications for treatment of a chronic lower back symptoms.
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
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In brief: They are both

Opiate narcotic analgesics with acetaminophen.
Vicodin is probably a bit stronger that tylenol with codeine. I can't tell you which is better all around.

In brief: They are both

Opiate narcotic analgesics with acetaminophen.
Vicodin is probably a bit stronger that tylenol with codeine. I can't tell you which is better all around.
Dr. Robert Uyeda
Dr. Robert Uyeda
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