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A 34-year-old male asked:

Is diclofenac, meloxicam, or indomethacin, better for chronic osteoarthritis, and back pain?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Efficacy : Which one is best is a matter of which one works better for you. Osteoarthritis is a wear and tear condition, where you may or may not have a component of inflammation. If inflammation is present, any of them may help.
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