What Pain Medication Is Prescribed for Relief of a Pinched Nerve?

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Pain medication prescribed for relief of pinched nerve are non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, others) and naproxen (Aleve, Anaprox, others). Corticosteroid injections are injected into the affected area to relieve pain and inflammation.
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Medications used to treat a pinched nerve include oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medications and, for more severe cases, corticosteroid injections. NSAIDs work by interfering
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Medications used to treat a pinched nerve include oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medications and, for more severe cases, corticosteroid injections. NSAIDs work by interfering
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1 Additional Answer
A pinched nerve can cause severe pain. Doctors often recommend resting the affected area as the best treatment for a pinched nerve. Pain medication can also be prescribed for relief of a pinched nerve. Doctors recommend over-the-counter analgesics (NSAIDs), like ibuprofen and naproxen, but if the pain is severe, a prescription-strength medication can be given. A corticosteroid injection can also help reduce the pain.
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