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What type of pain medication is typically prescribed for arthritis?

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management
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In brief: Arthritis

Usually anti-inflammatory medications (nsaid's)-remember this is as an adjunct to exercise, pt and other modalities.

In brief: Arthritis

Usually anti-inflammatory medications (nsaid's)-remember this is as an adjunct to exercise, pt and other modalities.
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: NSAIDs

There are many different types of "arthritis".
The most common kind is osteoarthritis. The most commonly prescribed medication for osteoarthritis is a class called the non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (nsaids) and includes ibuprofen, naproxen, meloxicam, piroxicam, diclofenac etc.

In brief: NSAIDs

There are many different types of "arthritis".
The most common kind is osteoarthritis. The most commonly prescribed medication for osteoarthritis is a class called the non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (nsaids) and includes ibuprofen, naproxen, meloxicam, piroxicam, diclofenac etc.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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