non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) and osteoarthritis
Last reviewed 10/2021
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.
NSAIDS compared with simple analgesics
non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in osteoarthritis
NSAIDs in rheumatoid arthritis (RA)