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Pharmacological Interventions for Back Pain: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: November 24, 2016
Project Number: RA0873-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of pharmacological interventions for the management of back pain?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of pharmacological interventions for the management of back pain?

Key Message

Eleven systematic reviews, seven randomized controlled trials, two non-randomized studies, and two evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the effectiveness of pharmacological interventions for the management of back pain.