Don't Rely on Acetaminophen for Chronic Low Back Pain

New thinking will guide the treatment of CHRONIC low back pain.

Recent guidelines no longer recommend tricyclics (amitriptyline, etc) or acetaminophen for back pain that lasts more than 12 weeks.

It's because evidence suggests tricyclics aren't better than placebo for chronic low back pain...and there's no proof acetaminophen works for acute or chronic back pain.

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