What kind of pill is round white with a 551 on it?

Not Medical Advice: Nearest match found is a round, white pill with 551 R imprint which has been identified as Diclofenac sodium delayed release 75 mg.

Diclofenac belongs to the group called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). This medicine works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain and inflammation. It is used to treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as, arthritis or ankylosing spondylitis and more.

In health buzz, a new study finds acupuncture more effective for the treatment of lower back pain than a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) injection of Diclofenac. Researchers applied acupuncture needles to patients with acute lower back pain and compared results with subjects injected with the NSAID medication. Find out more at Healthcare Medicine Institute.

Updated on Friday, November 15 2013 at 09:27AM EST
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