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Is there an over-the-counter treatment for polymyalgia rheumatica?
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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Low dose steroids is the first line treatment.
If steroids fail or cannot be tapered, other prescription medications may treat the condition. No otc treatments are effective.

In brief: No
Low dose steroids is the first line treatment.
If steroids fail or cannot be tapered, other prescription medications may treat the condition. No otc treatments are effective.
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Dr. William Lizarraga
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
The mainstay of treatment are steroids, which are prescribed by doctors.
Other medications, like methotrexate, can help too, but these are also prescription medications. See a doctor if you think you have this...It could be serious!

In brief: No
The mainstay of treatment are steroids, which are prescribed by doctors.
Other medications, like methotrexate, can help too, but these are also prescription medications. See a doctor if you think you have this...It could be serious!
Dr. William Lizarraga
Dr. William Lizarraga
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