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What medicines help with back and leg pain?

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Dr. Robert Levine
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Many

Depends on cause - assuming due to spondylosis and/or oa.
Tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaids which can be over the counter. Sometime opiods are needs for pain control. Other medications such as Cymbalta and some muscle relaxants may help musculoskeletal pain.

In brief: Many

Depends on cause - assuming due to spondylosis and/or oa.
Tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaids which can be over the counter. Sometime opiods are needs for pain control. Other medications such as Cymbalta and some muscle relaxants may help musculoskeletal pain.
Dr. Robert Levine
Dr. Robert Levine
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Dr. Payam Rafat
I agree. Have it evaluated by your physician to get the appropriate treatment.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Depends on the cause

Back and leg pain could be as a result of many different things.
A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), circulatory, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy).

In brief: Depends on the cause

Back and leg pain could be as a result of many different things.
A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), circulatory, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy).
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine

In brief: NSAIDs ms relaxers

I usually suggest a NSAID to be used for any radicular symptoms or during the day since they won't cause fatigue i like using muscle relaxants at night since they will help one sleep, but they are still not addictive.

In brief: NSAIDs ms relaxers

I usually suggest a NSAID to be used for any radicular symptoms or during the day since they won't cause fatigue i like using muscle relaxants at night since they will help one sleep, but they are still not addictive.
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
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