Some advanced cases of osteoarthritis may require higher strength pain killers than can be offered over the counter at a drugstore. In some cases, a doctor may give a patient prescription strength pain killers, such as NSAIDs or acetaminophen. Prescriptions should be taken only when prescribed specifically by a doctor and, in the case of osteoarthritis patients, should be combined with long-term lifestyle changes.
Do you have osteoarthritis in your knees? Then the new PennSaid 2 may be the answer for you! Anyone who lives with arthritis has a number of tools up their sleeve to manage pain. One of these may be topical anti-inflammatories; creams, gels or liquids that can be applied directly to the place on your body that hurts. Quite a few are available…