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Osteoarthritis Medications

Definition of Osteoarthritis:

Osteoarthritis is a chronic disease causing deterioration of the joint cartilage (the softer parts of bones, which cushion their connections to each other) and the formation of new bone (bone spurs) at the margins of the joints.

Drugs (by generic name) associated with Osteoarthritis

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Osteoarthritis. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.

Drug Name DownUp(View by: Brand | Generic ) Reviews Ratings DownUp
bioflavonoids / zinc glycinate systemic (More...)
class: vitamin and mineral combinations
0 reviews
   
10
esomeprazole / naproxen systemic (Pro, More...)
class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
5 reviews
   
9.7
diflunisal systemic (Pro, More...)
class: salicylates
2 reviews
   
9.7
valdecoxib systemic (More...)
class: cox-2 inhibitors
3 reviews
   
9.3
methylprednisolone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: glucocorticoids
5 reviews
   
8.9
diclofenac topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatories
46 reviews
   
8.7
ketoprofen systemic (Pro, More...)
class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
2 reviews
   
8.7
piroxicam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
7 reviews
   
8.5
capsaicin topical (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous topical agents
6 reviews
   
8.5
chondroitin / glucosamine / methylsulfonylmethane systemic (More...)
class: nutraceutical products
3 reviews
   
8.5
diclofenac systemic (Pro, More...)
class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
55 reviews
   
8.3
acetaminophen / codeine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: narcotic analgesic combinations
3 reviews
   
8.3
indomethacin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
2 reviews
   
8.3
meloxicam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
85 reviews
   
7.9
bioflavonoids systemic (Pro, More...)
class: vitamins
5 reviews
   
7.8
sodium hyaluronate systemic (More...)
class: viscosupplementation agents
87 reviews
   
7.7
celecoxib systemic (Pro, More...)
class: cox-2 inhibitors
49 reviews
   
7.7
diclofenac / misoprostol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
22 reviews
   
7.7
trolamine salicylate topical (More...)
class: topical rubefacient
3 reviews
   
7.7
etodolac systemic (Pro, More...)
class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
13 reviews
   
7.6
prednisone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: glucocorticoids
1 review
   
7.5
naproxen systemic (Pro, More...)
class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
29 reviews
   
7.4
hylan g-f 20 systemic (More...)
class: viscosupplementation agents
45 reviews
   
7.3
duloxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
17 reviews
   
7.2
ibuprofen systemic (Pro, More...)
class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
3 reviews
   
7.0
salsalate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: salicylates
1 review
   
7.0
hyaluronan systemic (Pro, More...)
class: viscosupplementation agents
71 reviews
   
6.8
oxaprozin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
3 reviews
   
6.8
acetaminophen / aspirin / caffeine systemic (More...)
class: analgesic combinations
2 reviews
   
6.7
triamcinolone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: glucocorticoids
5 reviews
   
6.5
nabumetone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
9 reviews
   
6.3
famotidine / ibuprofen systemic (Pro, More...)
class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
6 reviews
   
6.1
sulindac systemic (Pro, More...)
class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
2 reviews
   
6.0
aspirin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: platelet aggregation inhibitors, salicylates
1 review
   
6.0
chondroitin / glucosamine systemic (More...)
class: nutraceutical products
3 reviews
   
5.0
flurbiprofen systemic (Pro, More...)
class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
0 reviewsNot rated
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betamethasone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: glucocorticoids
0 reviewsNot rated
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tolmetin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
0 reviewsNot rated
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methyl salicylate topical (More...)
class: topical rubefacient
0 reviewsNot rated
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acetaminophen / caffeine systemic (More...)
class: analgesic combinations
0 reviewsNot rated
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aluminum hydroxide / aspirin / calcium carbonate / magnesium hydroxide systemic (More...)
class: salicylates
0 reviewsNot rated
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choline salicylate / magnesium salicylate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: salicylates
0 reviewsNot rated
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acetaminophen / aspirin systemic (More...)
class: analgesic combinations
0 reviewsNot rated
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dactinomycin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antibiotics/antineoplastics
0 reviewsNot rated
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cortisone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: glucocorticoids
0 reviewsNot rated
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meclofenamate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
0 reviewsNot rated
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fenoprofen systemic (Pro, More...)
class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
0 reviewsNot rated
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Alternative treatments for Osteoarthritis

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Osteoarthritis. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Osteoarthritis.

Synonym(s): Arthritis, Osteoarthritis; Degenerative Arthritis; Degenerative joint disease; DJD; Gonarthrosis; Hypertrophic Osteoarthritis; Joint Pain; OA; Osteoarthrosis; Sacroiliac Arthritis

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