New Drug Delivery System for OA?

iVillage Member
Registered: 08-16-2001
New Drug Delivery System for OA?
Mon, 01-14-2013 - 3:32pm

Every day about 27 million Americans battle the pain and debilitating effects of osteoarthritis (OA). Despite an annual economic toll of approximately $128 billion in medical and indirect costs, the best treatments developed so far provide only temporary pain relief. Oral analgesics, non-steroidal anti-inflammatories and injectable glucocorticosteroidal may treat pain temporarily. But they do little for long-term pain relief or for slowing progression of the disease....

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Arthritis Central

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Community Leader
Registered: 10-22-2001
Fri, 01-18-2013 - 7:03pm

Thanks for sharing this Molly.