No Short-Term Extra Benefit when Muscle Relaxants Are Added to Ibuprofen for Acute Low Back Pain.

No Short-Term Extra Benefit when Muscle Relaxants Are Added to Ibuprofen for Acute Low Back Pain. Am Fam Physician. 2020 Jun 01;101(11):695 Authors: Shaughnessy AF PMID: 32463632 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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