Shoulder Dislocation Topic Guide

Shoulder Dislocation Shoulder Dislocation: Symptoms of a dislocated shoulder include a shoulder that is wrenched up and backward, which can be painful and incapacitating. Treatment of a shoulder dislocation is relatively simple and successful, which usually involves a trip to the doctor's office or hospital.

Shoulder Dislocation Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

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 »