Non steroidal

Non steroidal

Not containing steroids or cortisone. Usually refers to a class of drugs called Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAID).
Mentioned in: Antirheumatic Drugs
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Jay Goldstein, Professor of Medicine and Vice Head for Clinical Affairs, Department of Medicine, Section of Digestive and Liver Diseases, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, who will discuss the role of capsule endoscopy in evaluating the effects of Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS) on the small intestine.
SynPhar's staff were responsible for the discovery of two drugs -- Tazobactam, a (beta)-lactamase inhibitor marketed worldwide in combination with Piperacillin as Zosyn(r) or Tazosyn(r) by American Home Products; and Mofezolac(r), a non steroidal anti-inflammatory agent particularly useful for arthritis, and marketed in Japan by Yoshitomi Pharmaceutical Ltd.