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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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    Neck Strain and Whiplash

    Neck strain is often just called whiplash. Although it's usually associated with car accidents, any impact or blow that causes your head to jerk forward or backward can cause neck strain. The sudden force stretches and tears the muscles and tendons in your neck. Neck strain afflicts many amateur and professional athletes. People who play contact sports like football are especially prone to neck strain. Neck strains are often confused with neck sprains. They're a bit different. Neck strains are...

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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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