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Back Pain Medications

Medically Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler, MD on May 12, 2021

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

Acetaminophen

Amitriptyline HCl

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.

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Sources

SOURCES:

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "Handout on Health: back Pain."

Mayo Clinic: "Back pain."

 

 

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