Ask The Doctors: June 2010
NSAIDs . . . Viscosupplementation for Hip Pain . . .Oxycodone Withdrawal
NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are frequently used to treat inflammatory conditions such as arthritis, bursitis, and tendonitis. They are relatively inexpensive and are frequently the first line of medication used to relieve pain and reduce inflammation. All NSAIDs tend to have similar effectiveness in relieving pain and swelling when used at the suggested doses.