Efficiency and safety of glycosamino-glycan-peptide complex in the therapy of chronic pain exacerbations in osteoarthritis of knee-joints in comorbid patients (results of DARTS observation program)
А. V. Naumov, O. N. Tkacheva, Yu. V. Kotovskaya, N. O. Hovasova
Abstract. The article presents the results of complex observational program which includes drug and non-drug methods of treatment of recurrent chronic pain in osteoarthritis in comorbid patients. The most important components of this program are application of glycosa-minoglycan-peptide complex and physical exercises. Special attention is paid to patients with comorbid diseases as the most widespread group of patients disposed to polypharmacy and having contra-indications for NSAID administration.
Keywords: osteoarthritis, comorbid diseases, chronic pain, сhondroitin, glycosamino-glycan-peptide complex, physical exercises, NSAID.