Consider Etoricoxib in the Management of Arthritis

Consider Etoricoxib in the Management of Arthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are common diseases worldwide, as well as leading causes of morbidity and disability that threaten human health.1,2 The primary objectives of treatment for patients with OA or RA are to control pain, improve function and reduce disability.3 Of all the strategies available for the treatment of OA and RA, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are often prescribed to relieve pain and inflammation.

Modern Medicine – Oct/Nov 2018