Anti-inflammatory drugs

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Anti-inflammatory drugs

A class of drugs that lower inflammation and that includes NSAIDs and corticosteroids.
Mentioned in: Antirheumatic Drugs


1. counteracting or suppressing inflammation.
2. an agent that so acts.

anti-inflammatory drugs
those used to reduce the inflammatory response to infectious agents, trauma, surgical procedures or in musculoskeletal disease.
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
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