Features March 2013 Issue

Not All Pain Medications Are Created Equal

Over-the-counter painkillers have different risks and benefits; get to know which one is best for you and your condition.

Acetaminophen, aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen. You’ll find these medications on the same shelf or in the same aisle at your grocery store or pharmacy, but they’re not the same when it comes to easing your arthritis pain. That’s why you should understand the pros and cons of any over-the-counter (OTC) pain medication.

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