TITLE

Review: non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and muscle relaxants are moderately effective for low back pain

AUTHOR(S)
Walker, Jan
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Evidence Based Nursing;Apr2008, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a study which aims to determine medications that are effective for low back pain. It states that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) and skeletal muscle relaxants are moderately efficient for the disorder. Moreover, it says that tricyclic antidepressants have small-to-moderate benefit while systemic corticosteroids are not effective.
ACCESSION #
31952178

 

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