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Which is the best anti-inflammatory pill that I should take for knee swelling?
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Best is what works
There is no such thing as a best anti-inflammatory medication as they are all fairly equal in effectiveness.
Best is whatever works and doesn't cause side effects. Consult with your doctor so that he or she can take into account your specific medical history when recommending a medication.

In brief: Best is what works
There is no such thing as a best anti-inflammatory medication as they are all fairly equal in effectiveness.
Best is whatever works and doesn't cause side effects. Consult with your doctor so that he or she can take into account your specific medical history when recommending a medication.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Justin Esterberg
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: Ibuprofen, Naproxen
The over the counter antiinflammatories are ibuprofen(advil) and Naproxen (aleve).
It depends on each person but these are the most commonly used/prescribed antiinflammatories. If you have fevers or chills and you knee is swollen and you have not injured it, you should go to the er to be evaluated and rule out infection.

In brief: Ibuprofen, Naproxen
The over the counter antiinflammatories are ibuprofen(advil) and Naproxen (aleve).
It depends on each person but these are the most commonly used/prescribed antiinflammatories. If you have fevers or chills and you knee is swollen and you have not injured it, you should go to the er to be evaluated and rule out infection.
Dr. Justin Esterberg
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