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1 April 2015: An Australian review was published, warning that paracetamol is ineffective at treating back pain and osteoarthritis. Speaking to BBC Online, Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) spokesperson Roger Knaggs said: “There are other medicines, such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and opioids, which may provide better pain relief, but these are associated with a range of other side-effects. Anybody with concerns about whether taking paracetamol could cause harm should ...
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