I wanted to share an article I found from BBC News.
The article talks about a recent study showing that paracetamol, when used to treat acute lower back pain, is no better than a dummy pill.
The largest trial to date suggests the drug does not improve recovery time or provide greater pain relief than a placebo.
The study questions whether paracetamol should remain a first-choice drug on most national guidelines.
But experts caution anyone considering a change of medication should seek medical advice.
Here’s the link to the complete article: http://www.bbc.com/news/health-28440007