Pain and inflammation.

  • Ana Calin
  • Published 1984 in The American journal of medicine


The traditional "aspirin first" approach to the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis is undergoing serious reappraisal. Aspirin and acetaminophen are equipotent in their analgesic efficacy; however, aspirin is associated with a higher incidence of side effects. Acetaminophen should therefore be used as first-line therapy for the treatment of… (More)


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