Grand Rounds – A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Ibuprofen + Metaxalone, Tizanidine, or Baclofen for Acute Low Back Pain
Event Date & TimeJuly 28, 2021 at 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Nonradicular acute low back pain are common presentations to a family medicine clinic. In this presentation, Dr. Nguyen will review findings from a randomized double blinded clinical trial which found no improvement in function or pain one week after ED visits when patients were treated with ibuprofen plus placebo vs ibuprofen plus one of three muscle relaxers (baclofen, metaxalone, tizanidine). Dr. Nguyen will review first line treatment for acute low back pain as NSAIDs and contextualize in a primary care setting.
1. Discuss effectiveness of ibuprofen plus placebo vs ibuprofen plus one of three muscles relaxers (baclofen, metaxalone, tizanidine) for acute low back pain.
2. Discuss first line treatment for acute low back pain.
3. Apply results to a primary care practice.
Clare Nguyen, MD and her faculty mentor, Maria Del Pilar Montanez Villacampa, MD have no financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.
The Family & Community Medicine Professional Development and Grand Rounds Committee members (Mark Nadeau, MD, Marcy Wiemers, MD, Maria Del Pilar Montañez Villacampa, MD, Christine Song, DO, Nehman Andry, MD, Gabriela Lopez, PsyD, Maureen Alvarado, DO, Yun Shi, MD, Stacy Ogbeide, PsyD, Inez I. Cruz, PhD, and Nichole Rubio) have no financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.
The Family & Community Medicine Professional Development and Grand Rounds Committee member Carlos Roberto Jaén, MD has disclosed he receives royalties from General Practice and Family Medicine for being UpToDate Editor-in-Chief.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (1.00 hours), Non-Physician Participation Credit (1.00 hours)
Specialties – Primary Care; Family Medicine
Faculty, residents, other health care providers and staff from our department; physicians and health care providers from San Antonio and South Texas; and medical students in our third-year clerkship and fourth year rotations.
The UT Health Long San Antonio School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Long School of Medicine designates this live activity up to a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Attendance. For information on applicability and acceptance, please consult your professional licensing board.
For activity related questions, please contact:
Name: Nichole Rubio- FCM Grand Rounds Coordinator
For CME general questions, please contact:
Ph: (210) 567-4445