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OTC drug combo as good as opioids for pain relief, study finds

Acetaminophen plus ibuprofen, available without a prescription, worked as well as opioid drugs for relief of short-term severe pain in patients with broken bones and sprains, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Researcher Andrew Chang said ibuprofen and acetaminophen target different pain receptors.

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