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NSAIDs & Osteoarthritis: Putting Risks into Perspective
NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) are very helpful in relieving joint pain and swelling associated with osteoarthritis (OA).
Two important side effects of NSAIDs are related to your gastrointestinal (GI) and cardiovascular (CV) systems. However, the risk of serious side effects is relatively low.