Musculoskeletal Disorders Resource Center

Click on the subcategory below to find drug monographs for that particular area.

Zorvolex: New Pain Indication

Iroko announced that the FDA has approved Zorvolex capsules for the management of osteoarthritis pain.

Limited Sensitivity for Pelvic Imaging

For children with pelvic fractures or dislocations after blunt trauma, plain anteroposterior pelvic radiographs have limited sensitivity.

Tranexamic Acid Aids Surg. Outcomes

The clotting drug tranexamic acid is effective in reducing the need for blood transfusions during orthopedic surgery.

Skip the Steroids for Shoulder Pain

For relief of shoulder pain, physical therapy and steroid shots provide similar results,

One-Year Spine Surgery Outcomes

Postoperative improvement in pain intensity is associated with improvements in physical function and reductions in disability in the year following surgery.

Weight, Bone Loss Link

For men, but not women, with type 2 diabetes, a four-year weight loss intervention is associated with a small, but significant increase in bone loss.

Chart: Arthritis Treatments: NSAIDs

Review this chart for quick information when you need it.

New Drug Product: Vimizim

Mucopolysaccharidosis type IVA (MPS IVA; Morquio A syndrome).

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