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    Back Pain Medications

    The following are some of the back pain medications available in the U.S.:

    Acetaminophen

    Amitriptyline HCl

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    Celebrex (celecoxib)

    Daypro (oxaprozin)

    Duragesic (fentanyl topical)

    Flector topical (diclofenac patch)

    Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine)

    Ibuprofen

    MS Contin (morphine)

    MSIR (morphine)

    Naproxen

    Opana (oxymorphone)

    OxyContin (oxycodone)

    Percocet (acetaminophen and oxycodone)

    Relafen (nabumetone)

    Robaxin (methocarbamol)

    Skelaxin (metaxalone)

    Soma (carisoprodol)

    Toradol (ketorolac)

    Tylenol (acetaminophen)

    Tylenol with Codeine (acetaminophen and codeine)

    Ultracet (acetaminophen and tramadol)

    Ultram (tramadol)

    Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone)

    Voltaren (diclofenac)

    Zanaflex (tizanidine)

    In general, narcotics are not recommended for back pain.

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by William Blahd, MD on August 03, 2014

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