Opioids Won't Help Arthritis Patients Long-Term: Study

12:00 EST 9 Nov 2019 |

SATURDAY, Nov. 9, 2019 -- Opioid painkillers may temporarily ease the discomfort of arthritis, but they have no clear lasting benefit, a research review finds. In an analysis of 23 clinical trials, researchers found that, on average, opioid...

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