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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 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.

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Advil (Pro, More...)
generic name: ibuprofen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
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5.7
Aleve (More...)
generic name: naproxen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
3 reviews
   
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7.4
Arthrotec (Pro, More...)
generic name: diclofenac/misoprostol class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
18 reviews
   
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8.6
Celebrex (Pro, More...)
generic name: celecoxib class: cox-2 inhibitors
34 reviews
   
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7.6
Cymbalta (Pro, More...)
generic name: duloxetine class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
13 reviews
   
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6.5
Duexis (Pro, More...)
generic name: famotidine/ibuprofen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
1 review
   
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5.0
Ecotrin (More...)
generic name: aspirin class: platelet aggregation inhibitors, salicylates
0 reviews
   
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8.0
Indocin (Pro, More...)
generic name: indomethacin class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
2 reviews
   
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7.5
Lodine (Pro, More...)
generic name: etodolac class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
3 reviews
   
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9.0
Medrol (Pro, More...)
generic name: methylprednisolone class: glucocorticoids
0 reviews
   
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8.0
Medrol Dosepak (More...)
generic name: methylprednisolone class: glucocorticoids
1 review
   
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9.3
Mobic (Pro, More...)
generic name: meloxicam class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
36 reviews
   
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7.8
Motrin (Pro, More...)
generic name: ibuprofen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
1 review
   
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8.5
Naprosyn (Pro, More...)
generic name: naproxen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
4 reviews
   
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6.4
Relafen (Pro, More...)
generic name: nabumetone class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
4 reviews
   
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6.8
Solu-Medrol (Pro, More...)
generic name: methylprednisolone class: glucocorticoids
1 review
   
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6.0
Tylenol with Codeine #3 (More...)
generic name: acetaminophen/codeine class: narcotic analgesic combinations
3 reviews
   
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8.7
Vimovo (Pro, More...)
generic name: esomeprazole/naproxen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
3 reviews
   
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9.5
Voltaren (Pro, More...)
generic name: diclofenac class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
24 reviews
   
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9.3
Voltaren Gel (Pro, More...)
generic name: diclofenac class: topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatories
31 reviews
   
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8.6
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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 scientifially 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.

Learn more about Osteoarthritis

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

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