If physical therapy, exercise, and stretching do not adequately relieve your symptoms related to thoracic outlet syndrome, your doctor may recommend a medication to relax the muscles or reduce inflammation. Medications commonly used to treat pain related to thoracic outlet syndrome are aspirin, ibuprofen, and other anti-inflammatory drugs, also referred to as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs. Antidepressants are also prescribed to treat pain.
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
- Bacterial Meningitis
- Bell's Palsy
- Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
- Brain & Nervous System Disorders
- Brain Aneurysms
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Cerebral Palsy
- Epilepsy & Seizures
- Essential Tremor Treatment
- Fasciculation (Muscle Twitch)
- Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS)
- Healthy Nervous System
- Hypotonia (Low Muscle Tone)
- Memory Loss
- Mental Retardation
- Motion Sickness
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Muscle Spasm
- Parkinson's Disease
- Pseudotumor Cerebri
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- Q What are the chances of recovery from thoracic outlet syndrome?
- Q How is neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome treated?
- Q How do medications treat thoracic outlet syndrome?
- Q What can I expect after thoracic outlet surgery?
- Q Will I need surgery for my thoracic outlet syndrome?
- Q How does physical therapy treat thoracic outlet syndrome?