non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and osteoarthritis

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NSAID's have an important role in the control of pain and inflammation in osteoarthritis. But it is important to realise that in some cases, NSAIDS may cause a rapid degeneration of the affected joint - this tends to occur with strong anti-inflammatories.


Last reviewed 10/2021