My doctor has stopped my arthritis tablets 'Diclofenic' as they have been withdrawn for over 50's what can I take?

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Can anyone recommend anything as my hands have become very painful as well as my knees.

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    PS Ive just noticed that you can actually buy naproxen (under brand name Naprosyn) over the counter 'for period pain' - lower dose, but you could at least try it to see if you can tolerate it, then you know if its worth asking GP for it on prescription? Just a thought x
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