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What can I take for lower back pain?

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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Many people can use Acetaminophen (tylenol (acetaminophen) and others) unless they have liver problems.
Anti-inflammatory meds like Naproxen (aleve), Ibuprofen (many brands) and prescription brands, but can upset the stomach and may not be appropriate for folks with some medical conditions. All meds (over the counter and prescription) can have side effects. Read the package, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

In brief: Depends

Many people can use Acetaminophen (tylenol (acetaminophen) and others) unless they have liver problems.
Anti-inflammatory meds like Naproxen (aleve), Ibuprofen (many brands) and prescription brands, but can upset the stomach and may not be appropriate for folks with some medical conditions. All meds (over the counter and prescription) can have side effects. Read the package, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Dr. Michael Bolesta
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: See doctor

There are many options including muscle relaxers, anti-inglamatory medication and opioids.
You need to be seen by a pain specialist.

In brief: See doctor

There are many options including muscle relaxers, anti-inglamatory medication and opioids.
You need to be seen by a pain specialist.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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