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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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