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What are the best pain relievers for severe chronic joint pain as with arthritis?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
Pain Management
7 doctors agree

In brief: NSAIDs

Nsaids are the first line agents- be careful of GI or cv side effects.
Dont forget about stretching and exercising!

In brief: NSAIDs

Nsaids are the first line agents- be careful of GI or cv side effects.
Dont forget about stretching and exercising!
Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
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Dr. Gregory Fehr
Have your Dr check you kidney function every three months is you going to take NSAIDS every day
Dr. REHAN MEMON
Pain Management
3 doctors agree

In brief: NSAID

Try topical NSAID s first.
(pennsaid, voltaren gel, flector patch) all need doctors rx. Then try selective nsaids like Celebrex or mobic (meloxicam). Talk to yr doctor to refer to rheumatologist or pain mgmt if pain perisits.

In brief: NSAID

Try topical NSAID s first.
(pennsaid, voltaren gel, flector patch) all need doctors rx. Then try selective nsaids like Celebrex or mobic (meloxicam). Talk to yr doctor to refer to rheumatologist or pain mgmt if pain perisits.
Dr. REHAN MEMON
Dr. REHAN MEMON
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Dr. Gregory Fehr
Emergency Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Arthritis

The first line pain relievers remain Ibuprofen at 600mg every8 hrs, naprosyn (naproxen) every 8 hrs, short term steroids.
Your dr can advise you the best therapies.

In brief: Arthritis

The first line pain relievers remain Ibuprofen at 600mg every8 hrs, naprosyn (naproxen) every 8 hrs, short term steroids.
Your dr can advise you the best therapies.
Dr. Gregory Fehr
Dr. Gregory Fehr
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