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Tylenol overpromises and under-delivers for back pain and other types of pain say The British Medical Journal

Tylenol (paracetamol) overpromises and under-delivers for back pain and other types of joint pain say The British Medical Journal Tylenol (paracetamol) has been used for years for fever and joint pain, with back pain being one of the most common uses. According to a new paper in The British Medical Journal entitled “Efficacy and safety of paracetamol for spinal pain and osteoarthritis: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised placebo controlled trials“, this once wonder drug may not be so wonderful. Many people take Tylenol for chronic pain relief and often believe it helps. Apparently, some of the relief may be Read More »