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“I asked my husband to take me to the emergency room because the pain was so bad that I felt like I was being stabbed.”
Some are available over the counter; some by prescription only. Here’s how your doctor thinks through which NSAID is best for your health needs.
Just because some kinds of NSAIDs are available over the counter doesn’t mean they don’t have important side effects to be aware of.
Rates of prescription opioid use among chronic pain patients use should be similar across the country. But it’s not, according to a recent study.
Despite promising results from an earlier trial, lutikizumab — a drug that blocks proteins tied to inflammation — did not hold up in a phase II trial of patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA). The earlier study, a phase I trial published...
For some patients, this procedure has vastly improved their chronic pain.
You can treat your arthritis pain topically, but follow these steps to use the right product for you.
Omalizumab might help target inflammation in lupus patients and help improve disease activity.
The benefit was especially strong for people who started antidepressants after they were diagnosed with IBD.
Many people, including those with rheumatologic conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and lupus, take corticosteroid medications such as prednisone. Some use these drugs for a short time during a flare, but in certain cases the drugs are needed for an extended...
Don’t be surprised if your doctor looks to test you for a penicillin allergy before they recommend a different class of antibiotics.