If you suffer from lower back pain, you're probably all too familiar with the challenges of treating it. And according to the World Health Organization (WHO), you're not alone: they point out that between 60 and 70 percent of adults will experience lower back pain in their lifetime.
Pain control is essential, say experts from Harvard Men's Health Watch not only because it increase comfort, but also because it "allows you to stay active, which assists in your recovery." But not all pain management tools are created equal. Studies suggest that there's one popular pain pill that you should avoid when it comes to back pain for the simple reason that it's ineffective at treating it. Read on to find out which pain reliever to avoid, and for more breaking news that could impact your OTC regimen, The FDA Released a New Warning About This OTC pain reliever.