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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Voltaren: non steroidal inflammatory agents, full prescribing information, 2002.
Diaphragm disease of the large bowel due to non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs.
Side effects of non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs on the small and large intestine in humans.
The people in the study reported their non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and aspirin use during this period.
Do selective cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitors and traditional non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs increase the risk of atherothrombosis?
Dr Whittington said: 'I would urge doctors, when they reach for their pen, to think twice about whether it is necessary to prescribe a non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, particularly Diclofenac, to elderly patients.