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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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This is important since use of nonsteroidal pain medications like meloxicam may, over time, make osteoarthritis worse.
Tremaine, "Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug-induced enteropathy: case discussion and review of the literature," Mayo Clinic Proceedings, vol.
The company added that the Diclofenac sodium topical solution 1.5% is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug indicated for the treatment of the pain from osteoarthritis of the knee.
Russell says that physicians now try to use steroids infrequently, and then only if the patient is having what is known as a "flare." Or, steroids are used temporarily, until the patient can be put on an effective course of nonsteroidal medication.
Conclusions: Everolimus combined with an aromatase inhibitor improved progression-free survival in patients with hormone-receptor-positive advanced breast cancer previously treated with nonsteroidal aromatase inhibitors.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDs are among the most commonly prescribed medications in the world, (1) and are among the most widely used drugs in the world.
A A review of studies involving more than 116,000 participants taking over-the-counter and prescription nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) found no danger if these drugs, including ibuprofen (Advil, Medipren, Motrin, Nuprin, PediaCare), were taken only occasionally.
Studies continue to show that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are associated with cardiovascular risks and should be used with care.
Participants' use of pain-relieving medicines known as nonsteroidal anti-Inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) was recorded along with other information such as age, smoking habits, and diet.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) don't appear to impair clinical fracture healing (strength of recommendation [SOR]: B, inconsistent evidence from a randomized controlled trial [RCT] and retrospective studies).
The creation of cat-friendly practices, use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in cats, and feline neurology and ophthalmology are a few of the important topics that the American Association of Feline practitioners (AAFP) is focusing on.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) prevent colon cancer by triggering diseased stem cells to self-destruct, researchers have found.