Sep 15, 2020 - This meta-analysis found no evidence that the monoclonal antibody denosumab reduces the risk of fracture more than bisphosphonates.
American Family Physician : POEMs
Aug 1, 2020 - Electroacupuncture can be used to improve pain and physical function in adults with knee osteoarthritis.
American Family Physician : FPIN's Clinical Inquiries
Jul 15, 2020 - Acetaminophen is no better than placebo for relief of hip or knee pain due to osteoarthritis. Although acetaminophen does provide some pain relief, the effect is small and not clinically significant.
American Family Physician : FPIN's Help Desk Answers
Nov 1, 2019 - The allopurinol hypersensitivity assay, or HLA-B*58:01 test, is a blood test to detect the presence of a human leukocyte antigen B (HLA-B) genetic variant that increases the risk of life-threatening, severe cutaneous adverse reactions in patients taking allopurinol.
American Family Physician : Diagnostic Tests: What Physicians Need to Know
Nov 1, 2018 - What are the clinical effectiveness and harms of cell-based therapies, oral glucosamine and/or chondroitin, physical treatment interventions, weight loss, and home-based and self-management therapies for knee osteoarthritis?
American Family Physician : Implementing AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews
May 1, 2018 - Compared with placebo, celecoxib improves pain (number needed to treat [NNT] = 4) and clinical symptoms (NNT = 7), but it has no effect on physical function in patients with RA.
American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians
May 1, 2018 - Pregabalin (Lyrica) provides good pain relief to some patients with acute fibromyalgia pain but does not work for most persons. Learn more.
American Family Physician : Medicine by the Numbers
Mar 15, 2018 - Lesinurad taken in addition to a xanthine oxidase inhibitor reduces serum uric acid levels. However, it does not reduce the likelihood of experiencing a gout flare-up or completely resolving tophi.
American Family Physician : STEPS
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