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Itching

Itching

Allergic Reactions are a known and well-documented side effect associated with NSAIDs used to treat OA of the knee.  Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are often recommended and prescribed to reduce the pain and swelling associated with knee osteoarthritis.  Symptoms of an allergic reaction may include:

  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Swelling
  • Dizziness
  • Shortness of Breath

Your physician should be contacted immediately if you notice any of the following symptoms.  If you have trouble breathing call 911.