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Acute issues in the pharmacotherapy of hand osteoarthritis

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The article focuses on the review of a pharmacotherapeutic approach to the therapy of hand osteoarthritis (HO). Apart from non-steroid antiinflammatory drugs (NSAID), promising therapeutic means of HO therapy include steroid drugs, chondroitin sulfate (CS), glucosamine sulfate (GS), and vitamin D. Transdermal application of NSAID and steroid drugs reduces the side effects without a decrease in the effectiveness of the therapy. Reconstructive therapy of cartilaginous and connective tissue of hands includes a long-term application of CS/GS, and in the acute period, injections of CS/GS.

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O. A. Gromova
Federal Research Center Computer Sciences and Control, Russian Academy of Sciences; Moscow State University
Russian Federation

Olga A. Gromova - MD, Dr Sci Med, Professor, Senior Researcher, Scientific Director of the Federal Research Center Computer Sciences and Control, RAS; Leading Researcher, Center for Big Data Analysis, MSU; Scopus Author ID: 7003589812; WoS Researcher ID: J-4946-2017; RSCI SPIN-code: 6317-9833; eLIBRARY ID: 94901.

44-2 Vavilova Str., Moscow 119333; 1 Leninskie gory, Moscow 119991

I. Yu. Torshin
Federal Research Center Computer Sciences and Control, Russian Academy of Sciences; Moscow State University
Russian Federation

Ivan Yu. Torshin - MD, PhD, Senior Researcher, Federal Research Center Computer Sciences and Control, RAS; Big Data Storage and Analysis Center, MSU; Scopus Author ID: 7003300274; WoS Researcher ID: C-7683-2018; RSCI SPIN-code: 1375-1114; eLIBRARY ID: 54104.

44-2 Vavilova Str., Moscow 119333; 1 Leninskie gory, Moscow 119991

A. V. Naumov
Russian Gerontological Research and Clinical Center, Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University
Russian Federation

Anton V. Naumov - MD, Dr Sci Med, Professor, Head of the laboratory of diseases of the musculoskeletal system of the Russian gerontological scientific clinical center; RSCI SPIN-code: 4763-9738; eLIBRARY ID: 393279.

1 Ostrovityanova Str., Moscow 117997

L. V. Vasilyeva
Burdenko state medical University
Russian Federation

Lyudmila V. Vasilyeva - MD, Dr Sci Med, Professor, Head of the Department of propaedeutics of internal diseases; RSCI SPIN-code: 7341-8250.

Studencheskaya Str., 10, Voronezh 394036

Ye. F. Yevstratova
Burdenko state medical University
Russian Federation

Yelizaveta F. Yevstratova - MD, Dr Sci Med, Associate Professor, Department of propaedeutics of internal diseases; RSCI SPIN-code 4293-3559; eLIBRARY ID: 647774.

Studencheskaya Str., 10, Voronezh 394036

А. N. Gromov
Federal Research Center Computer Sciences and Control, Russian Academy of Sciences; Moscow State University
Russian Federation

Andrey N. Gromov - research engineer of the Federal Research Center Computer Sciences and Control, RAS; Researcher of the Center for Big Data Analysis, MSU; Scopus Author ID: 7102053964; WoS Researcher ID: C-74762018; RSCI SPIN-code: 8034-7910; eLIBRARY ID: 15082.

44-2 Vavilova Str., Moscow 119333; 1 Leninskie gory, Moscow 119991


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For citation:

Gromova O.A., Torshin I.Yu., Naumov A.V., Vasilyeva L.V., Yevstratova Y.F., Gromov А.N. Acute issues in the pharmacotherapy of hand osteoarthritis. FARMAKOEKONOMIKA. Modern Pharmacoeconomic and Pharmacoepidemiology. 2020;13(4):452-462. (In Russ.)

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