The best is otc nsaids. Better known as Over-the-Counter (no prescription necessary) Non-Steroidal
Anti-Inflammatory Drugs. Corticosteroids also work, but require a physician consultation, and a prescription. Aspirin, Ibuprofen (Advil and Motrin), Naproxen Sodium (Aleve), and acetominophen (Tylenol and Panadol). Aspirin is quite inexpensive, and has been around for many years. All of these medications do have side effects.