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.
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April 9, 2013
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
& Stanford M. Shoor, MD - Rheumatology
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