oa SA Pharmacist's Assistant - Muscle pain in adults : OTC management
|Article Title||Muscle pain in adults : OTC management|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||SA Pharmacist's Assistant|
|Author||Jacky Van Schoor|
|Publication Date||Jan 2006|
|Pages||10 - 14|
The management of minor musculoskeletal conditions primarily involves the relief of pain and inflammation. Simple, practical, advice combined with topical or systemic over-thecounter (OTC) treatment can be invaluable. This article focuses on the questions you, as the pharmacist's assistant, need to ask before recommending a particular treatment or referring the patient for further medical attention and then discusses the products commonly used in the OTC management of muscle pain in adults.
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