nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs

non·ste·roi·dal an·ti·in·flam·ma·to·ry drugs (NSAIDs),

a large number of drugs exerting antiinflammatory (and also usually analgesic and antipyretic) actions; examples include aspirin, acetaminophen, diclofenac, indomethacin, ketorolac, ibuprofen, and naproxen. A contrast is made with steroidal compounds (for example, hydrocortisone or prednisone) exerting antiinflammatory activity.
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FDA Strengthens Warning that Non-Aspirin Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) can Cause Heart Attacks or Strokes.
Most of the currently used analgesic drugs fall into the categories of opioids and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs such as COX-2 inhibitors.
So will nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
Conventional nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and recently developed COX-2-specific inhibitors have shown considerable promise in prevention of some forms of human cancer; however, its application is limited due to severe toxic side effects on normal cells.
Analytic studies on aspirin or non-aspirin nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and the risk of diabetes" outside of clinical trials are limited, write Dr.
pylori) or over-use of aspirin and or other nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs causes most stomach ulcers.
Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are preferred over acetaminophen for treating pain, but acetaminophen wins out in terms of cost and lesser toxicity.
Risk of death or reinfarction associated with the use of selective oyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors and non-selective nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs after acute myocardial infarction.
Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are some of the most commonly used drugs around the world.
recently reported the results of a population-based, case-control study regarding risk factors for pediatric invasive group A streptococcal (GAS) infection (1), noting that the "new" use of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), defined as NSAID use <2 weeks before diagnosis, was associated with invasive GAS infection, whereas self-defined "regular" NSAID use was not.
PHARMACEUTICALS giant AstraZeneca said yesterday it had won US approval to market its Nexium ulcer drug as a treatment that reduces the risk of patients on nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs from developing ulcers.
New guidelines on the treatment of arthritis pain put a strong emphasis on early use of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs), even before the use of acetaminophen.

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