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Rotator Cuff Injury Topic Guide

Rotator Cuff Injury Rotator Cuff Injury: Rotator cuff injuries may be caused by acute injuries, chronic overuse, or from gradual degradation of the muscle and tendon. Symptoms include swelling, pain, and decreased range of motion. Rest, ice, immobilization, and pain medication are recommended in the treatment of a rotator cuff injury. Surgery may also be needed.

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Rotator Cuff Injury Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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acetaminophen and hydrocodone Acetaminophen And Hydrocodone

Hydrocodone is an opioid pain medication, sometimes called a narcotic. Acetaminophen is a less potent pain reliever that increases the effects of hydrocodon...learn more »

aspirin (oral) Aspirin (oral)

Aspirin is a salicylate (sa-LIS-il-ate). It works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation...learn more »

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

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and a fever reducer. There are many brands and forms of acetaminophen available. Not all brands are listed on this leaflet...learn more »

naproxen Naproxen

Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)...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 »