The efficacy of amitriptyline and acetaminophen in the management of acute low back pain.

@article{Stein1996TheEO,
  title={The efficacy of amitriptyline and acetaminophen in the management of acute low back pain.},
  author={D{\'a}niel Stein and Tuvia Peri and Evgeny Edelstein and Abner Elizur and Yzhar Floman},
  journal={Psychosomatics},
  year={1996},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={63-70}
}
Thirty-nine patients with acute low back pain were treated with amitriptyline (150 mg/d) or acetaminophen (2,000 mg/d) in a controlled double-blind design for 5 weeks. Both groups revealed mild depression, normal coping, and increased anxiety at the beginning, with significant improvement in anxiety state and pain at the end of treatment. A repeated measures analysis of variance demonstrated that amitriptyline was more effective than acetaminophen in reducing pain intensity from the second week… CONTINUE READING

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