anti-inflammatory

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anti-inflammatory

(ăn′tē-ĭn-flăm′ə-tôr′ē, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Preventing or reducing inflammation.

an′ti-in·flam′ma·to′ry n.

anti-inflammatory

adjective Referring to an agent or mechanism that reduces inflammation.
 
noun An agent (e.g., ice, aspirin, ibuprofen) that attenuates inflammation.

anti-inflammatory

adjective Referring to an agent or mechanism that ↓ inflammation noun An agent–ice, aspirin, ibuprofen–that attenuates inflammation. See Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs.

anti-inflammatory

Acting against inflammation. The main anti-inflammatory drugs are the CORTICOSTEROIDS but these must always be used with caution as inflammation is usually beneficial.

Anti-inflammatory

Medicine used to relieve swelling, pain, and other symptoms of inflammation.
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In addition, strengths of association for the relationship of asthma symptom severity to air pollutants and aeroallergens are compared between subgroups of asthmatic children divided into a) those who were taking regularly scheduled anti-inflammatory medications during the panel follow-up period and b) those who did not take anti-inflammatory medications.
Physical therapy, local cortisone injections into the bursa and anti-inflammatory medications can help.
"I take anti-inflammatory medication before most games now just to reduce the swelling in the knees and ankles and so forth.
Physiotherapy, painkillers, anti-inflammatory medication, an elastic knee support and applying cold or heat packs can all help to bring relief.
He added that anti-viral medicine wasn't "a must, but it may be prescribed in some cases." He suggested treating symptoms with "simple" decongestants and anti-inflammatory medication for relief.
First, begin by stopping your anti-inflammatory medication for a month or two if your doctor agrees to this.
In addition, you may ice the area and/or try anti-inflammatory medication. If these strategies don't help, see a doctor who can take x-rays and fit you for an orthotic.
Barring that, my recommendation would be to rest the shoulder for a few weeks and take some non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. Then, try pulling back a very light draw-weight bow and slowly work your way up to a reasonable hunting weight.
Another anti-inflammatory medication, known as colchicine, which is used to treat gout, may be prescribed for recurrences.
Kent, who turns 55 next Friday, had a scare last week that led to him being hospitalized two nights, but the results of extensive testing indicated that internal bleeding, which he first detected in his stool, was caused by anti-inflammatory medication that he has been prescribed to take for pain, primarily in his knees.
Beauchamp noticed that when you taste a good quality extra-virgin olive oil, there is a burn or irritation at the back of the mouth and throat, similar to that of the anti-inflammatory medication ibuprofen.
Like hay fever, pollen allergies in dogs are managed with approaches such as essential fatty acid supplements, antihistamines and/or anti-inflammatory medication such as steroids.