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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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Relative risk of upper gastrointestinal complications among users of acetaminophen and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
The impact of research quality and study design on epidemiologic estimates of the effect of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on upper gastrointestinal tract disease.
The effect of postoperative nonsteroidal anti-infammatory drug administration on spinal fusion.
Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are preferred over acetaminophen for treating pain, but acetaminophen wins out in terms of cost and lesser toxicity.
Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs inhibit the activity of cyclooxygenase, the enzyme that catalyzes the synthesis of cyclic endoperoxides from arachidonic acid to form pro-inflammatory and other forms of prostaglandins.
Acetaminophen doesn't reduce inflammation as do aspirin, ibuprofen, and naproxen, which are called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
If you ever tear ligaments in your knee, your doctor will likely give you some type of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs) to help with your pain.
With few surgical options for that type of tumor, they say that treatment with chemotherapy and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories "can provide a good quality of life for a median of six to 12 months.
Tokyo, Japan, July 24, 2006 - (JCN) - Tanabe Seiyaku launched Methotrexate tablets 2mg TANABE (generic name: methotrexate), an anti-rheumatic drug for the indication of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) only if there is no indication of improvement when conventional treatment therapies such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents and other anti-rheumatic agents are used, on July 21.
recently reported the results of a population-based, case-control study regarding risk factors for pediatric invasive group A streptococcal (GAS) infection (1), noting that the "new" use of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), defined as NSAID use <2 weeks before diagnosis, was associated with invasive GAS infection, whereas self-defined "regular" NSAID use was not.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication, whether over-the-counter or prescribed, can help decrease the discomfort due to patellofemoral pain syndrome.