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NSAIDs have ‘clinically unimportant’ effect on back pain


@04 Feb 2017 12:16pm Following a spinal injury 12 years, I have found that Diclofenac is the only medication that relieves my intermittent back pain. Hundreds of patients also say the same. Why the big headlines then? The answer is in the authors' conclusion: "There is an urgent need to develop new analgesics for spinal pain." Don't be surprised folk if this magic pill is around the corner, for 10 times the price of Ibuprofen and 20 times the price of Aspirin. I've lost count how many times I've seen this scenario.

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06 Feb 2017

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