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If I have depression, do taking antidepressants help with treating my general low back pain?


MedHead Confidence Score: 5
Amount Saved: Antidepressants failed to show benefit in pain relief in people with and without depression. Take antidepressants if you have depression, but don't count on it helping your back pain. post


MedHead Message:

1. Urquhart DM, Hoving JL, Assendelft WJJ, Roland M, van Tulder MW. Antidepressants for non‐specific low back pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD001703. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001703.pub3.


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