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Medical Journal Australia study finds paracetamol ineffective for most pain conditions

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Paracetamol medications are no more effective than a placebo for the most common illnesses or injuries, a medical review of the drug has revealed.The most ineffective use of paracetamol is when it is taken for acute back pain, University of Sydney researchers have concluded in a review for the Medical Journal of Australia.
Researchers conducted systematic reviews that compared evidence of the analgesic effects of paracetamol with placebo (saline solution or sterile water) in treating almost 50 common…

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