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What over-the-counter (OTC) medicines used to relieve neck pain?

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Over-the-counter pain relievers like aspirin, acetaminophen (Tylenol), or ibuprofen (Motrin) might be enough to relieve mild neck pain. But don't give aspirin to children under 19.

SOURCES:

Makofsky, H.W., , SLACK Incorporated, 2003.  Spinal Manual Therapy: An introduction to soft tissue mobilization, spinal manipulation, therapeutic and home exercises

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Mayo Clinic.

Cleveland Clinic.

American Association of Neurologic Surgeons.

Centers for Disease Control. 

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on April 25, 2019

SOURCES:

Makofsky, H.W., , SLACK Incorporated, 2003.  Spinal Manual Therapy: An introduction to soft tissue mobilization, spinal manipulation, therapeutic and home exercises

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Mayo Clinic.

Cleveland Clinic.

American Association of Neurologic Surgeons.

Centers for Disease Control. 

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on April 25, 2019

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