oa South African Medical Journal - A comparison of tolmetin with aspirin in the treatment of osteo-arthritis of the knee
|Article Title||A comparison of tolmetin with aspirin in the treatment of osteo-arthritis of the knee|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Department of Pharmacology, University of the Orange Free State, Bloemfontein|
|Publication Date||May 1977|
|Pages||794 - 796|
|Keyword(s)||Aspirin, Knee, Orthopaedics, Osteo-arthritis, Pharmacology, Side-effects, Tolmetin and Treatment|
A randomized, double-blind crossover study conducted on 55 patients showed tolmetin (Tolectin; Ethnor) (900 mg daily) to be as effective as aspirin (4500 mg daily) in relieving the symptoms and signs of osteo-arthritis of the knee.
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