diflunisal


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diflunisal

 [di-floo´nĭ-sal]
a salicylic acid derivative that, like aspirin, has analgesic and antiinflammatory properties, although no antipyretic effects, but has fewer side effects than aspirin, does not affect bleeding time or function, and has a long half-life that permits twice daily dosage. It is used in the treatment of rheumatic and nonrheumatic inflammatory disorders, gout and calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease, dysmenorrhea, and vascular headaches.

diflunisal

/di·flu·ni·sal/ (di-floo´nĭ-sal) a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug that lacks antipyretic activity; used in the treatment of rheumatic and nonrheumatic inflammatory disorders, gout and calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease, dysmenorrhea, and vascular headaches.

diflunisal

(dī-flo͞o′nĭ-săl′, -sôl′)
n.
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug that is a derivative of salicylic acid and is used to treat inflammation and mild to moderate pain.

diflunisal

[dīflo̅o̅′nisal]
a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug.
indications It is prescribed for the treatment of mild to moderate pain and inflammation in osteoarthritis and other musculoskeletal disorders.
contraindications Hypersensitivity to aspirin and other nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs or known sensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects The most serious adverse reactions are GI pain, diarrhea, peptic ulcer, anorexia, anaphylactoid reactions with bronchospasm, and edema.

diflunisal

A non-steroidal pain-killing and anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is a derivative of SALICYLIC ACID and is used to control symptoms in OSTEOARTHRITIS and other painful conditions. A brand name is Dolobid.

diflunisal

a salicylic acid derivative that, like aspirin, has analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties.
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One study that directly compared diflunisal with naproxen for lateral epicondylitis found no difference between the therapies in patients' subjective perception of pain on a 5-point scale (RR=0.
The plates were washed six times with the wash buffer, and then 100 [micro]L of diflunisal phosphate solution [0.
Our decision to market a generic version of diflunisal was based on the goals of generating revenues to support our research and development program and to satisfy the preference of some customers for generic products," says a company spokeswoman.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents include the traditional nonselective NSAIDs (ibuprofen, indomethacin, diclofenac, diflunisal, naproxen, etc), the cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) selective inhibitors (celecoxib, rofecoxib, valdecoxib), aspirin, and the nonacetylated salicylates (choline salicylate or magnesium salicylate).
We measured the alkaline phosphatase activity by adding the substrate diflunisal phosphate, incubating for 10 min, and then adding a [Tb.
She was given a prescription for diflunisal, 500 mg twice a day, and was asked to follow up in 2 weeks.