Neck Strain Topic Guide

Neck Strain Neck Strain: The portion of the spine contained within the neck is referred to as the cervical spine. That's the site for injuries known as neck strain. Symptoms include pain and possible numbness, dizziness, stiffness, and tingling. Treatment may involve taking NSAIDs, getting bed rest, and applying heat to the area.

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Neck Strain Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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hydrocodone and ibuprofen Hydrocodone And Ibuprofen

Hydrocodone is an opioid pain medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic...learn more »

acetaminophen and hydrocodone Acetaminophen And Hydrocodone

Hydrocodone is an opioid pain medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic...learn more »

carisoprodol Carisoprodol

Carisoprodol is a muscle relaxer that works by blocking pain sensations between the nerves and the brain...learn more »

aspirin (oral) Aspirin (oral)

Aspirin is in a group of drugs called salicylates (sa-LIS-il-ates). It works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation...learn more »

acetaminophen (oral/rectal) Acetaminophen (oral/rectal)

There are many brands and forms of acetaminophen available and not all brands are listed on this leaflet...learn more »

naproxen Naproxen

Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Naproxen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body...learn more »

ibuprofen Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Ibuprofen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body...learn more »

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