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  • osteoarthritis
  • Current osteoarthritis treatment guidelines recommend paracetamol as a first choice oral analgesic, largely because it lacks the gastrointestinal side-effects associated with NSAID. (bmj.com)
  • systematic
  • Based on a systematic review, paracetamol is recommended by the American College of Physicians and the American Pain Society as a first-line treatment for low back pain. (wikipedia.org)
  • pain
  • As paracetamol reduces the production of these nerve sensitising prostaglandins it is thought it may increase our pain threshold, so that although the original cause of the pain remains, we can feel it less. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • The American College of Rheumatology recommends paracetamol as one of several treatment options for people with arthritis pain of the hip, hand, or knee that does not improve with exercise and weight loss. (wikipedia.org)
  • Paracetamol can relieve pain in mild arthritis, but has no effect on the underlying inflammation, redness, and swelling of the joint. (wikipedia.org)