aspartame (Nutrasweet, Equal) for arthritic pain

Patients may ask you about using the artificial sweetener,aspartame (Nutrasweet, Equal) for arthritis pain...due to new findingsreleased in the journal Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

Some osteoarthritis patients report less pain and stiffnessafter taking aspartame.

But researchers are using LARGE doses...76 to 152 mg ofaspartame...about 2 to 4 packets...or up to 8 tabs of Equal per dose.

Practical advice for a better career, with unlimited access to CE

Pharmacy Technician's Letter includes:

  • 12 issues every year, with brief articles about new meds and hot topics
  • 200+ CE courses, including the popular CE-in-the-Letter
  • Helpful, in-depth Technician Tutorials
  • Access to the entire archive

Already a subscriber? Log in

Volume pricing available. Get a quote