Back Pain Medications

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.

WebMD Medical Reference Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler, MD on May 17, 2019

Sources

SOURCES:

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

Mayo Clinic: "Back pain."

 

 

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