A Safer Route to Pain Relief

If NSAIDs arent an option, opioids arent always the answer. There may be safer, more effective medications.

Its a battle cry those struggling with arthritis hear on a daily basis: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can ease your pain. But, if ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn) and other NSAIDs have offered little to no relief, you may think the next natural step is a prescription narcotic medication.
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