Acetaminophen may not benefit patients with back pain, study says

07/24/2014 | HealthDay News

A study involving more than 1,650 patients in Australia found that the painkiller acetaminophen was no more effective than placebo in treating acute lower back pain. The findings, published in The Lancet, showed that the painkiller did not help in improving patients' level of disability, sleep quality or overall quality of life.

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