Medications for Back Pain: NSAIDs, Opioids, Anti-Depressants and Supplements

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Question 1 of 8

Supplements do not require FDA approval.

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Question 2 of 8

Muscle relaxants used for back pain include Oxycontin, Percocet, and Vicodin.

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Question 3 of 8

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) is a safe and effective pain reliever for acute back pain.

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Question 4 of 8

Ibuprofen can be prescribed both over-the-counter and via a doctor prescription.

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Question 5 of 8

Long-term use of NSAIDs does not carry significant health risks. In fact, it is recommended for heart health.

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Question 6 of 8

Oxymorphone (Numorphan) is an alternative to opioid drugs. It is not as addictive as opioids, not does it cause the gastrointestinal issues of NSAIDs.

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Question 7 of 8

Antidepressants can only be used for back pain relief by people who are depressed.

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Question 8 of 8

Corticosteroids injections work for back pain by building muscle around impinged nerves, creating a more stable joint.

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