Pain medication is used to treat a range of back and neck conditions. Medications, such as acetaminophenNSAIDs, muscle relaxants, opioids, and even antidepressants can be used to treat symptoms related to back and neck pain. As with all drugs, pain medications come with side effects and risks. Understanding these medications before you take them can help prevent major issues.

Difficulty swallowing pain medication can be caused by dozens of things. Learn the potential causes and their treatments.

Ultram (tramadol) and similar medications are used to treat low back pain because there is low incidence of patients building tolerance or becoming addicted

Depending on how much pain or discomfort is experienced when trying to swallow pills, patients have different treatment options.
Since many doctors underestimate the number of patients who have difficulty swallowing oral pain medication, it is up to patients to raise the issue.

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