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How to treat back pain while on Ibuprofen?

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My wife is 28 years old. She is suffering from sever back pain. She had 4 hours before she took 1 Ibuprofen (USP 200mg) tablet. Now she took one more tablet. But the pain is elevating. The pain rate would be 9/10. My wife is not having any reports in image or pdf format right now
Posted Mon, 20 Nov 2017 in Back Pain
Answered by Dr. Praveen Tayal 17 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Take muscle relaxant.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for posting your query.
I have gone through your query,Ibuprofen200 mg will not a sufficient dose so not help her,she has to take muscle relaxant like thiocholchicoside 4mg twice daily along with aceclofenac and do hot fomentation.She will get relief,if not then give her injection of diclofenac.
I hope this answers your query.
In case you have additional questions or doubts, you can forward them to me, and I shall be glad to help you out.
Wishing you good health.
Dr. Praveen Tayal.
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