Tag Archives: NSAIDs

Treating Gout With Pain Killers – The Dangers of NSAIDs in Treating Gout Pain

Treating gout with pain killers is common among gout sufferers. And by far the most popular are those in the group known as NSAIDs. NSAIDs stands for ‘non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs’ and include drugs such as ibuprofen, diclofenac, and naproxen. They are widely prescribed for treating gout pain and can be quite effective in reducing the… Read More »

Oral Opioids No Better Than NSAIDs for Knee OA Pain

Oral Opioids No Better Than NSAIDs for Knee OA Pain Oral opioids, including the less potent tramadol and the more potent hydromorphone and oxycodone, do not provide better pain relief than oral nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for knee osteoarthritis (OA), according to a systematic review … Read more on Medscape Indictments issued in several high-profile Jefferson… Read More »