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Which over-the-counter medication helps alleviate the pain of sciatica?
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Dr. Bettina Herbert
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Meds, herbs and food
Anti-infammatory meds (nsaids) always taken with food to protect your stomach.
Better yet get to reason for sciatica - trauma, posture, misalignment of body. Osteopathic physician who does manipulation or chiropractor may help. Physical therapy to strengthen you in better alignment. Anti-infl herbs include turmeric, ginger, rosemary & more. Find anti-infl diet online - try herbal zyflamend.

In brief: Meds, herbs and food
Anti-infammatory meds (nsaids) always taken with food to protect your stomach.
Better yet get to reason for sciatica - trauma, posture, misalignment of body. Osteopathic physician who does manipulation or chiropractor may help. Physical therapy to strengthen you in better alignment. Anti-infl herbs include turmeric, ginger, rosemary & more. Find anti-infl diet online - try herbal zyflamend.
Dr. Bettina Herbert
Dr. Bettina Herbert
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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
In brief: NSAIDs & Tylenol (acetaminophen)
Ibuprofen, Aleve are non-steroidal anti inflammatory that can be used to reduce pain and inflammation.
Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Acetaminophen is a anti-pyretic medication used to reduce pain and fever, however tylenol (acetaminophen) does not reduce inflammation.

In brief: NSAIDs & Tylenol (acetaminophen)
Ibuprofen, Aleve are non-steroidal anti inflammatory that can be used to reduce pain and inflammation.
Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Acetaminophen is a anti-pyretic medication used to reduce pain and fever, however tylenol (acetaminophen) does not reduce inflammation.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Dr. Qamar Khan
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Dr. Einar Ottestad
Pain Management
In brief: Some
Tylenol (acetaminophen) 1000 mg every six hours or advil 800 mg every 8 hours is a reasonable start if you have no liver, stomach, or kidney issues.
Specific nerve pain medications will likely work better but are prescription only.

In brief: Some
Tylenol (acetaminophen) 1000 mg every six hours or advil 800 mg every 8 hours is a reasonable start if you have no liver, stomach, or kidney issues.
Specific nerve pain medications will likely work better but are prescription only.
Dr. Einar Ottestad
Dr. Einar Ottestad
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