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What is the best known drig for the treatment of inflammations?

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Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Depends: On what the cause of the inflammation is. If it's from an infection then appropriate anti-infectives like antibiotic or antiviral are fine. If it's from an autoimmune problem then sometimes steroids or stronger immunosuppresants are necessary. If it's from run of the mill osteoarthritis then simple non-steroidal antiinflammatories can be fine.

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Last updated Sep 29, 2016

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