Osteoarthritis Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

celecoxib (oral) Celecoxib (oral)

Celecoxib is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Celecoxib works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body...learn more »

diclofenac and misoprostol Diclofenac And Misoprostol

Diclofenac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body...learn more »

hylan G-F 20 Hylan G-F 20

Hylan G-F 20 is similar to the fluid that surrounds the joints in your body. This fluid acts as a lubricant and shock absorber for the joints...learn more »

etodolac Etodolac

Etodolac is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Etodolac works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in...learn more »

salsalate Salsalate

Salsalate is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) in a group of drugs called salicylates (sa-LIS-il-ates). This medicine works by reducing substanc...learn more »

flurbiprofen Flurbiprofen

Flurbiprofen is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Flurbiprofen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and...learn more »

diflunisal Diflunisal

Diflunisal is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the...learn more »

aspirin (oral) Aspirin (oral)

Aspirin is in a group of drugs called salicylates (sa-LIS-il-ates). It works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation...learn more »

acetaminophen (oral/rectal) Acetaminophen (oral/rectal)

There are many brands and forms of acetaminophen available and not all brands are listed on this leaflet...learn more »

sulindac Sulindac

Sulindac is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Sulindac works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in...learn more »

fenoprofen Fenoprofen

Fenoprofen is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Fenoprofen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pai...learn more »





Medical Dictionary