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29yrs. male. diagnosed with osteoarthritis. doing exercises and physiotherapy. pain is low. please recommend medicines which help me with the disease.

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Carl Zooberg answered

Specializes in

Osteoarthritis: May try over the counter meds like aleve (naproxen) or ibuprofen. If no improvement check with physician about a prescription anti-inflammatory medication.

Answered 4/15/2014


Dr. Dean Giannone answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Medication for OA: Generally the NSAIDs work the best as they control the pain as well as the inflammation, which is in part the reason for the pain in the first place. Ibuprofen and Naproxen and Meloxicam are good examples of this.

Answered 10/25/2014



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