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A 68-year-old male asked:

Tried celebrex, advil, and aspirin for my severe osteoarthritis of the knee. which is the least dangerous when it comes to side effects?

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Knee pain : Celebrex is less like to cause stomach irritation. All but aspirin raise your risk for a cardiovascular event. Tynonol is safer (except with liver disease) . What is better considering physical therapy and losing excess weight. Even with advanced arthritis, there is a benefit with physical therapy especially strengthening exercises. Knee replacement is often considered with advanced knee arthriti
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