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LOW BACK PAIN
It is pain, stiffness, or discomfort in the lower back area below the costal margin & above the gluteal creases.
Low back pain is also called spinal pain or lumbago.
Nonspecific low back pain is without identifiable specific causes that makes up 85-90% of all low back pain cases.  It also includes pain felt in the proximal lower extremities
Patients with low back pain maybe associated with mobility deficits caused by severe or progressive neurologic disorders or comorbidities.
Specific spinal pathology includes cauda equina syndrome, tumor, infection, ankylosing spondylitis, inflammatory disorders.
Low back pain associated w/ radiculopathy or spinal stenosis are dermatomal pain w/ or w/o neurologic deficits that most often caused by nerve root compression.

Drug Information

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Indication: Management of acute pain in adults & treatment of primary dysmenorrhea. Relief of acute & chronic pain...

Indication: Signs & symptoms of arthritis deformans, periarthritis humero-scapularis, tendinitis, peritendinitis, hume...

Indication: Major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder. Management of diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain.

Dosage: OA 7.5 mg daily, may be increased to 15 mg daily. RA Initially 15 mg daily, may be reduced to 7.5 mg daily. An

Indication: Moderate to severe pain.

Indication: Relief from fever & mild to moderate headache, migraine, backache, musculoskeletal pain, myalgia & neu...

Indication: Severe acute & chronic pain. Painful diagnostic or therapeutic measures.

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aspirin + citric acid + sodium bicarbonate

Indication: Relief of headache & upset stomach. Fever, colds & flu discomfort, muscular aches & pains.

Indication: Moderate to severe acute & chronic pain & in painful diagnostic measure & surgery.

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