A 51-year-old member asked:
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what;s the best pain medicine for lupus patients?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
None: lupus needs to be controlled with meds that treat the underlying inflammatory process, not with pain meds.
Answered on May 11, 2017
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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Acetaminophen NSAIDS: For symptom relief of pain you can use Acetaminophen or NSAIDs like Ibuprofen or o Naprooxen or Cox 2 Celebrex Along wih Antimalarials (Hydroxychlroquin) and low dose steroids
Answered on Nov 24, 2020

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