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Medications for Muscle Pain

Other names: ACL Injury; Ankle Injury; Ankle Pain; Ankle Sprain; Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury; Anterior Cruciate Ligament Strain; Calf Injury; Calf Pain; Calf pain with exercise; Dislocated joint; Elbow pain; Impingement Syndrome; Injury, ankle; Injury, anterior cruciate ligament; Injury, calf; Muscular Aches and Pains; Myalgia; Pain, ankle; Pain, calf; Pain, elbow; Pain, wrist; Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome; Rotator Cuff Injury; Wrist Pain

Muscle pain is a common condition where sore and aching muscles can be related to tension or stress, overuse, or muscle injury from exercise or physically demanding work. Muscle pain can also involve ligaments, tendons and soft tissues. Muscular aches and pains may also be a sign of conditions affecting your body such as infections.

Drugs used to treat Muscle Pain

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rating Reviews Activity ? Rx/OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol
Acephen Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: acetaminophen systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous analgesics

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Actiprofen Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: ibuprofen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

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Addaprin Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: ibuprofen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

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Advil Children's Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: ibuprofen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

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Cetafen Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: acetaminophen systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous analgesics

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Dolono Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: acetaminophen systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous analgesics

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Feverall Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: acetaminophen systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous analgesics

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Genpril Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: ibuprofen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

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Midol IB Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: ibuprofen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

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Nuprin Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: ibuprofen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

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Proprinal Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: ibuprofen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

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Tactinal Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: acetaminophen systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous analgesics

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Actamin Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: acetaminophen systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous analgesics

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Actimol Children's Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: acetaminophen systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous analgesics

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Aflaxen Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: naproxen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

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All Day Pain Relief Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: naproxen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

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Altenol Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: acetaminophen systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous analgesics

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Aminofen Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: acetaminophen systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous analgesics

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Anacin Aspirin Free Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: acetaminophen systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous analgesics

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Apra Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: acetaminophen systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous analgesics

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aspirin / caffeine / orphenadrine 7.2 11 reviews
Rx N N X

Generic name: aspirin / caffeine / orphenadrine systemic

Brand name:  Orphengesic Forte

Drug class: skeletal muscle relaxant combinations

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Atasol Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: acetaminophen systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous analgesics

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Equaline Pain Relief Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: acetaminophen systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous analgesics

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Febrol Solution Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: acetaminophen systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous analgesics

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Flanax Pain Reliever Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: naproxen systemic

Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

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Topics under Muscle Pain

Alternative treatments for Muscle Pain

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Muscle Pain. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Muscle Pain.

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Rating For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).
Activity Activity is based on recent site visitor activity relative to other medications in the list.
Rx Prescription Only.
OTC Over the Counter.
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter.
Off-label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
EUA An Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) allows the FDA to authorize unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products to be used in a declared public health emergency when there are no adequate, approved, and available alternatives.
Pregnancy Category
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act (CSA) Schedule
M The drug has multiple schedules. The schedule may depend on the exact dosage form or strength of the medication.
U CSA Schedule is unknown.
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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