When Your Drugs Stop Working

The effects of that once-wondrous painkiller can wear off with time. Heres why, and what you can do when your body builds resistance.

Youve found a drug that reduces your pain and inflammation but, after a while, the medication doesnt seem to work for you any longer and your symptoms start to return. The situation is frustrating but not unusual. Whether you have rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis, drug resistance is a potential problem, albeit one thats easily addressed.
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