Table 3

Day and time patterns of multiple-medication use among osteoarthritis knee and hip patients

Multiple-medication use

    Same day (n = 37)

    Same time (n = 15)


Frequency

Percentage

Frequency

Percentage


Class of intervention


Multiple-classes

30

81.1

14

93.3


NSAID only

5

13.5

0

0


Other

2

05.4

1

06.7


Level of intervention


Rx and OTC user

15

40.5

5

33.3


Rx user only

13

35.1

8

53.3


OTC user only

9

24.3

2

13.3


NSAID = non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, Rx = prescription, and OTC = over-the-counter.

Driban et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:47   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-13-47

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