What is the strongest over-the-counter medicine for a bulging disk? I am fixing to have surgery to repair a bulging disk plus athritis. My back is pretty messed up and I am in a lot of pain mostly in the mornings but I want to get off of the oxcoydone tha

See below. Most of the nsaid's have good pain control, but if the surgeon is giving you narcotics you should check with them to make sure there are no interactions.
No . No over-the-counter pain medication will come close to relieving pain compared to the oxycodone you're already taking. If you can't push your surgery date up, which i believe is the best solution, have you considered acupuncture?