Is ibuprofen or naproxen best for arthritis hip pain?

Answer On One Hand: Chemical Similarities and ApplicationsNaproxen (Naprosyn, Alleve) and ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil) both belong to a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Th... Read More »

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How does ibuprofen help arthritis?

Ibuprofen and Arthritis Ibuprofin is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), like aspirin, that is used to reduce the inflammation that causes joint pain, stiffness, and swelling. Ibuprofen... Read More »

How long can I safely take ibuprofen for arthritis?

On One Hand: You Can Take Ibuprofen as Long as It is PrescribedAccording to, the chance of having serious side effects from taking ibuprofen are rare. As long as you are being monito... Read More »

Can Ibuprofen cause damage to the liver when you are taking it for arthritis?

I am not a doctor and am not sure about the liver or kidney, but I personally know that if you habitually take ibuprofen for any reason, you must take it with meals. I suffered severe esophageal, s... Read More »

DOES anyone out there know of a natural remedy for arthritis- I hate to keep taking ibuprofen?

Yes, it's called glucosamine chondroitan, marketed under various brand names such as Osteo-Biflex, but generics work just as well. I personally don't use it, but I've known many many people who tak... Read More »