Which medications in the drug class Antirrheumatic, Miscellaneous are used in the treatment of Osteoarthritis?

Updated: Jun 10, 2020
  • Author: Carlos J Lozada, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Antirrheumatic, Miscellaneous

Intra-articular injections of these agents are used to treat patients with osteoarthritic knee pain that is unresponsive to conservative nonpharmacologic therapy and simple analgesics (eg, acetaminophen).

Sodium hyaluronate (Euflexxa, Hyalgan, Orthovisc, Supartz, Synvisc, Synvisc-One)

Sodium hyaluronate is a biological polysaccharide that supports the lubricating and shock-absorbing properties of articular cartilage.


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