Topical NSAIDs for chronic musculoskeletal pain: systematic review and meta-analysis

  title={Topical NSAIDs for chronic musculoskeletal pain: systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Lorna Mason and R Andrew Moore and Jayne E Edwards and Sheena Derry and H. J. McQuay},
  journal={BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders},
  pages={28 - 28}
UNLABELLED : A previous systematic review reported that topical NSAIDs were effective in relieving pain in chronic conditions like osteoarthritis and tendinitis. More trials, a better understanding of trial quality and bias, and a reclassification of certain drugs necessitate a new review. METHODS Studies were identified by searching electronic databases, and writing to manufacturers. We identified randomised, double blind trials comparing topical NSAID with either placebo or another active… CONTINUE READING
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