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nonsteroidal

(nŏn′stĕ-roid′l) also

nonsteroid

(nŏn-stĕr′oid, -stîr′-)
adj.
Not being or containing a steroid: a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug.
n.
A drug or other substance not containing a steroid.
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Of the side effects occurring in temporal association with the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), peptic ulcer disease is reported most often.
Take a careful history on the use of over-the-counter nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
Selective nonsteroidals (coxibs) block only COX-2 enzymes, thereby alleviating the GI concern.
Despite this limitation, he found a 38% decrease in narcotic use among patients who received the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug.
The nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs were suspended, and treatment was started with a combination of methylprednisolone (1 gm bolus q24h intravenously [i.
Under the supervision of a health care professional, Atopiclair nonsteroidal cream is indicated to manage and relieve the itching, burning, and pain experienced with various types of dermatoses, including atopic dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis.
PENNSAID is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for treating the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis of the knee (s).
The now-proposed substitute is meloxicam, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
The new product, which contains nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent as a main ingredient, combats various dermatitis symptoms including insect bites, hand eczema, diaper rash and heat rash.
UNITED KINGDOM -- Many health care workers have raised concerns about the use of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX)-2 inhibitors and their relationship to a higher risk of adverse cardiovascular events, but not much is known about the risks associated with other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
This study is in contrast to results of a major review of the literature, which reported at least moderate effects in the control of arthritis pain, comparable to the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs).
Several recent studies have found a low prevalence of Alzheimer's disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis who typically ease their pain with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin, ibuprofen or naproxen.