What is the role of medications in the treatment of pars interarticularis injury?

Updated: Jan 22, 2019
  • Author: Gerard A Malanga, MD; Chief Editor: Craig C Young, MD  more...
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Medications recommended for the treatment of pain in spondylolysis include nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), acetaminophen, and muscle relaxants. Before prescribing these medications, review the contraindications, adverse side effects, and mode of action.


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