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Medicines that you can buy without a prescription can be
useful in relieving the pain of mild or moderate
osteoarthritis. Be safe with medicines. Read and follow all instructions on the label.
De Silva V, et al. (2011). Evidence for the efficacy of complimentary and alternative medicines in the management of osteoarthritis: A systematic review. Rheumatology, 50(5): 911–920.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerStanford M. Shoor, MD - Rheumatology
Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014
Current as of:
September 9, 2014
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Stanford M. Shoor, MD - Rheumatology
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