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There's a range of pain-relief medicines for acute or chronic pain, including over-the-counter and prescription medication. All have possible side effects.
Anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIDs)
Anti-inflammatory medicines can be used to relieve pain, reduce redness and swelling (inflammation), or treat a fever.
There are many different types of medicines used to help ease osteoarthritis symptoms. Learn more about what medicines to take from a trusted source.
Chronic pain lasts for more than 3 months or beyond normal healing time. Learn more about its causes, living with, and managing chronic pain.