Knee Osteoarthritis: The Most Common Pain Medicine is the Least Effective

Knee Osteoarthritis: The Most Common Pain Medicine is the Least Effective

Recently, the Annals of Internal Medicine published an expansive research study comparing pain medicine treatments for osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee.(1) The most widely used treatment for knee OA is acetaminophen, better known to us as Tylenol. Interestingly, Tylenol proves to be the least effective pain reliever according to the study. Compared to placebo, Tylenol’s
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