antiarthritic


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antiarthritic

 [an″te-ahr-thrit´ik]
1. effective in treatment of arthritis.
2. an agent used in treatment of arthritis.

an·ti·ar·thrit·ic

(an'tē-ar-thrit'ik),
1. Relieving arthritis.
2. A remedy for arthritis.

antiarthritic

/an·ti·ar·thrit·ic/ (-ahr-thrit´ik) alleviating arthritis, or an agent that so acts.

antiarthritic

[-ärthrit′ik]
Etymology: Gk, anti, against, arthron, joint, itis, inflammation
1 pertaining to a therapy that relieves symptoms of arthritis.
2 an antiarthritic agent.

antiarthritic

1. effective in treatment of arthritis.
2. an agent used in treatment of arthritis.
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This study suggest that the antiarthritic effect of Boswellia serrata extract on joints cartilage in CIA rats is probably mediated by the controlling pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines, nitric oxide and antioxidant enzymes followed by the inhibition of accumulation and activation of PMN cells.
The available scientific literature suggests that [alpha]-amyrin and derivatives by themselves or a combination of [alpha] and [beta]-amyrins have diverse pharmacological activities including antiarthritic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antidiabetic, cholesterolemic, antimalarial, anxiolytic, antidepressant, hepatoprotective, and gastroprotective activities and also may be beneficial against pancreatitis and pruritus.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Tinospora cordifolia mentioned as "Rasayana" is extensively used in various herbal preparations for the treatment of different ailments for its general tonic, antiperiodic, antispasmodic, antiinflammatory, antiarthritic, antiallergic and antidiabetic properties.
4), (5) However, there are insufficient reliable clinical data concerning the efficacy and safety of complementary and alternative antiarthritic remedies.
Antinociceptive and antiarthritic activity of Cissampelos pareira roots.
2) In this study, we aimed to investigate the antiarthritic activity of intraarticulary administered N-acetylglucosamine, hyaluronate, and intramusculary administered N-acetylglucosamine in rabbits with knee osteoarthritis induced by anterior cruciate ligament transection.
Claims that honey facilitates wound healing, has anti-allergic, antiarthritic and sedative qualities are unproven (Hamilton, Whitney & Sizer 1988:4124-14; Passmore & Eastwood 1986:197).
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Antiarthritic activities of 2ME2 were observed in both preventive (prior to arthritis onset) and treatment studies (active arthritis).
It recommends that the following medications be allowed at therapeutic levels in horses on the sale-grounds: one non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug with no detectable level of a second NSAID; one corticosteroid (excluding Depomedrol), with no detectable level of a second corticosteroid; medications labelled for ongoing therapy of gastric ulcers; tranquilisers; oral antiarthritic medications such as proteoglycan supplements; and progestins.