What are the goals of drug treatment for bursitis?

Updated: Dec 11, 2020
  • Author: Kristine M Lohr, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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The goals of pharmacotherapy are to reduce morbidity and prevent complications. Medications used include nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), corticosteroids, and topical anesthetics.

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