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Low-down on non-prescription meds (3 ?'s)

Hey, there.  In advance, this S/W/H/M, 53, thanks you for your time.  I actually have three related questions (NOTE:  I will expect my credit card to be charged for $15.00, plus any tip…):

1)  How long does it take non-prescription, OTC, Extra Strength meds (i.e. Tylenol, Motrin, Excedrin Body, etc) to reach peak effectiveness?
2)  Like anti-depressants and some prescription pain meds, does it take a regularly timed influx of non-‘script meds before a Chronic Pain sufferer (back, neck, tingling/burning legs) feels prolonged relief?
3)  Let’s be honest: which, in your opinion, is the most effective > Tylenol? Motrin? Excedrin Back and Body? Aspirin? Ibru? Other? (Pssst! I promise not to tell your AMA buddies of your endorsement :)…)

Again, thanks. Please reply ASAP.
Gil T., Nashville, TN

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Hi Friend,
I am sorry for the late reply.
But i was expecting more continuation of this post, as the answers are really difficult for me.
I hope that you were charged only 5 $, instead of expected 15$, for this question.
Answers -
1)  How long does it take non-prescription, OTC, Extra Strength meds (i.e. Tylenol, Motrin, Excedrin Body, etc) to reach peak effectiveness?
          Variable as per lifestyle, body mass index and tolerance.
Range is from few hours till infinity.

2)  Like anti-depressants and some prescription pain meds, does it take a regularly timed influx of non-‘script meds before a Chronic Pain sufferer (back, neck, tingling/burning legs) feels prolonged relief?
        Really variable.

3)  Let’s be honest: which, in your opinion, is the most effective > Tylenol? Motrin? Excedrin Back and Body? Aspirin? Ibru? Other? (Pssst! I promise not to tell your AMA buddies of your endorsement.
          You need to try all these medicines and give me an answer.
I really feel Ultracet is best.

All the best.
Please continue this post (no charges applicable ;-)
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