What is the role of analgesics in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA)?

Updated: Feb 07, 2020
  • Author: Howard R Smith, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Acetaminophen, tramadol, codeine, opiates, and various other analgesic medications can also be used to reduce pain. These agents do not affect swelling or joint destruction.


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