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.


Types of NSAIDs

A handful of brand-name non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are familiar to most people, but there are many lesser-known NSAIDs available.

People taking narcotic pain medication around the clock may experience sudden, more intense spikes of pain called breakthrough pain.

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