What Medicines Are Used to Help Osteoarthritis?

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A plenty of medicines are used to treat osteoarthritis. Common over-the-counter medications include:
  • Aspirin
  • Ibuprofen
  • Naproxen
Your doctor may recommand prescription medications including
  • Oxycodone
  • Hydrocodone
A corticosteroid injection at the site of your joint pain is also a possible option. This is usually given only if the pain is very severe. Remember to talk with your doctor before starting any of them.   Keywords: medicine osteoarthritis; medicines osteoarthritis; osteoarthritis pain medicines.