Rheumatologic Pain


More New NSAIDs for Arthritic Pain Relief

February 26, 2020

The FDA has expanded the indication of the over-the-counter pain reliever ActiPatch (BioElectronics Corp.) to include all musculoskeletal pain. Learn more about this and other recent drug approvals in this news brief.

FDA Approves Opioid Treatment Option

February 26, 2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of an intravenous form of the pain reliever meloxicam (Anjeso, Baudax Bio) for the relief of moderate to severe pain.

Do you know your NSAID toxicity risk?

June 27, 2019

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are associated with a number of risk factors that can heighten a patient’s risk of major toxicity. Researchers reporting in Arthritis and Rheumatology have come up with a scoring system to measure a patient’s risk of developing major toxicity from NSAID use.

This Month's Top Stories from Rheumatology Network

April 11, 2019

In this slideshow, we highlight some recent noteworthy advances in rheumatology, including new developments on the benefits of chiropractic care, how best to adopt methotrexate into a treatment plan, a possible new benefit for fatty acids, and much more.

Pain Management in Rheumatoid Arthritis: What’s Adequate-and Appropriate?

November 27, 2018

Scroll through the slides for a review of the many options available to help reduce pain and improve function.

Pain Management for Inflammatory Arthritis and Osteoarthritis: A Quiz

August 02, 2018

NSAIDs, opioids, glucocorticoid injections, CBT, relaxation training, sleep interventions . . . what’s effective, what’s not? Answers here.

The Lowdown on Back Pain in Children and Adolescents

March 19, 2018

When should you worry?

Rethinking Pain Management in Psoriatic Arthritis

June 19, 2017

EULAR 20017: Despite the use of biologic therapy, pain ranging from mild to severe is a persistent problem for psoriatic arthritis patients, researchers reported at EULAR 2017.

Which is safer? Celecoxib? Naproxen? Ibuprofen?

December 09, 2016

The long-awaited results from the PRECISION trial are in - with some caveats. In this slideshow, we summarize the results.

5 Important Opioid Updates

November 22, 2016

One in three U.S. adults with arthritis are prescribed opioids, which vary by mortality risk and effectiveness, researchers recently reported at ACR 2016.