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The Types of Osteoarthritis Medications

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To learn more about the specific type of osteoarthritis medication you take, find its brand or generic name on the chart below.

* OTC means available over the counter

Nonnarcotic Analgesics
brand generic
Tylenol (OTC) acetaminophen
Tylenol ES (OTC) acetaminophen
Ultram tramadol hydrochloride

Nonnarcotic Analgesic Combinations (Partial list)
brand generic
Fioricet butalbital, acetaminophen, and caffeine
Fiorinal butalbital, aspirin, and caffeine
Magsal magnesium salicylate, phenyltoloxamine, and dihydrogen citrate
Anacin Maximum Strength (OTC) aspirin, caffeine, and antacid
Equagesic aspirin and meprobamate
Vanquish (OTC) acetaminophen, aspirin, and caffeine
Extra Strength Excedrin (OTC) acetaminophen, aspirin, and caffeine
Pabalate EC Sodium salicylate and sodium aminobenzoate

Narcotic Analgesic Combinations (Partial list)
brand generic
Fioricet with Codeine butalbital, acetaminophen, caffeine, and codeine phosphate
Fiorinal with Codeine butalbital, aspirin, caffeine, and codeine phosphate
Tylenol with Codeine codeine phosphate, and acetaminophen
Vicodin hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen
Vicoprofen hydrocodone bitartrate and ibuprofen
Synalgos-DC dihydrocodeine bitartrate, aspirin, and caffeine
Percocet oxycodone HCl and acetaminophen
Percodan oxycodone HCl, oxycodone tere-phthalate, and aspirin
Mepergan meperidine HCl and promethazine HCl
Darvocet-N propoxyphene napsylate and acetaminophen
Darvon Compound-65 propoxyphene HCl, aspirin, and caffeine