Patrick is a 24 year old male who was playing soccer and twisted his ankle approximately 4 hours before presenting at Urgent Care. He is healthy and takes no medications on a regular basis.
The patient’s assessment is as follows:
His x-ray is negative for fracture, and his examination is consistent with a moderate ankle sprain.

Answer the following questions.
1. What medication would you anticipate recommending/prescribing and why?
2. What patient education would you anticipate giving this patient relating to the medication that you chose?