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Specialty scores for Osteoarthritis


Joint disease that results from breakdown of joint cartilage and underlying bone causing joint pain, stiffness, and decreased range of joint motion, commonly involving knee, wrist, elbow and shoulder joints.

FDA Approved Medicines

  • FDA approved meloxicam, sold as Mobic, manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim for relief of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis ( Osteoarthritis ) in year 2000.
  • FDA approved meloxicam, sold as Vivlodex, manufactured by Iroko Pharmaceuticals for the management of osteoarthritis pain ( Osteoarthritis ) in year 2015.
  • FDA approved ibuprofen and famotidine, sold as Duexis, manufactured by Horizon Pharma for the relief of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis and prevention of gastric ulcers ( Osteoarthritis | Rheumatoid Arthritis | Stomach Ulcer ) in year 2011.
  • FDA approved naproxen sodium, sold as Naprelan, manufactured by Elan Pharmaceuticals, Wyeth for the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis ( Osteoarthritis | Rheumatoid Arthritis ) in year 1996.
  • FDA approved diclofenac sodium topical solution, sold as Pennsaid, manufactured by Nuvo Research for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee ( Osteoarthritis ) in year 2009.
  • FDA approved Hylan GF 20, sold as Synvisc, Synvisc-One , manufactured by Genzyme for the treatment of pain associated with osteoarthritis of the knee ( Osteoarthritis ) in year 1997.