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What Is Nsaids

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Permanent NSAID use

Which NSAID would be safest to use for the rest of your life for a condition that will never go away such as osteoarthritis.My doctor has me on meloxicam, but I wonder if there aren't safer alternatives for permanent use.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are a mainstay treatment for many rheumatological diseases; while I'm not expert in arthritis, Read more »

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Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...therapy is usually continued as well, unless IRIS becomes life-threatening. To reduce the inflammation, you may be prescribed NSAIDs and/or corticosteroids. More research is currently looking at this issue. Starting HIV therapy while an active... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

New Neuropathy Treatment Guidelines

...treatment recommendations follow. Treatment recommendations are summarized in Table 2." Not recommended but sometimes used are NSAIDs; many experts believe they are not effective for this kind of pain. (However, AIDS Treatment News has heard... Read more »
Project Inform

Towards a Healthy Liver

...Acetaminophen can be very toxic to the liver. Taking it and alcohol together can cause severe liver damage. If you have liver disease, NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), like Advil (ibuprofen) can also be dangerous to take. Aspirin... Read more »

Osteonecrosis, Osteopenia and Osteoporosis

...major surgeries such as partial or total hip replacement. Medications -- n on- s teroidal a nti- i nflammatory d rugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin or ibuprofen may decrease the pain of osteonecrosis. Assistive devices -- canes, crutches, or a... Read more »
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Neuropathy??? maybe. Your thoughts?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi guys. Scott here. Am very new to this forum. I'm very recently diagnosed. Exposed just over 3 months ago. 3 weeks after infection (amongst all the other symptoms) I got tingling in my hands, then an all over hypersensitivity sensation (like... Read more »

Neuropathy Question.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi all. Scott here. Am very new to this forum. I posted this in the recently infected forum but I think this is where it should be. I'm very recently diagnosed. Exposed just over 3 months ago. 3 weeks after infection (amongst all the other... Read more »