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Table 2 Summary of the categories and the number of medications prescribed to patients in both groups

From: Changes in primary care physician’s management of low back pain in a model of interprofessional collaborative care: an uncontrolled before-after study

Category Pre-study group (n=51) Study group (n=49)
  Drug 1 Drug 2 Drug 3 Drug 1 Drug 2 Drug 3
NSAID n (%) 12 (23.5) 2 (3.9) 0 8 (16.3) 1 (2.0) 0
Narcotic 7 (13.7) 6 (11.8) 1 (2.0) 5 (9.8) 1 (2.0) 0
Cox 2 12 (23.6) 1 (2.0) 0 6 (12.2) 1 (2.0) 0
SSRI 7 (13.7) 2 (3.9) 0 2 (4.1) 0 0
Other 6 (11.8) 6 (11.8) 1 (2.0) 0 0 0
Total 44 (86.3) 17 (33.3) 2 (3.9) 21 (42.9) 3 (6.1) 0