anti-inflammatory drug


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Noun1.anti-inflammatory drug - a medicine intended to reduce inflammationanti-inflammatory drug - a medicine intended to reduce inflammation
Cox-2 inhibitor - an anti-inflammatory drug that fights pain and blocks Cox-2 activity without impeding the activity of Cox-1; increases the risk of heart attacks; "Cox-2 inhibitors reduce the symptoms of arthritis without endangering the stomach and kidneys"
hydroxychloroquine, Plaquenil - anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Plaquenil) used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and malaria and lupus erythematosus
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, NSAID - an anti-inflammatory drug that does not contain steroids; "NSAIDs inhibit the activity of both Cox-1 and Cox-2 enzymes"
oxyphenbutazone, Tandearil - an anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Tandearil) used to treat arthritis and bursitis
Butazolidin, phenylbutazone - anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Butazolidin)
Pediapred, prednisolone, Prelone - a glucocorticoid (trade names Pediapred or Prelone) used to treat inflammatory conditions
Deltasone, Liquid Pred, Meticorten, Orasone, prednisone - a dehydrogenated analogue of cortisol (trade names Orasone or Deltasone or Liquid Pred or Meticorten); used as an anti-inflammatory drug in the treatment of arthritis and as an immunosuppressant
Decadron, dexamethasone, Dexamethasone Intensol, Dexone, Hexadrol, Oradexon - a corticosteroid drug (trade names Decadron or Dexamethasone Intensol or Dexone or Hexadrol or Oradexon) used to treat allergies or inflammation
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When a patient on chronic hemodyalisis program and on prolonged non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug therapy presents with chronic or recurrent diarrhea, it is useful to think of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug colitis and/or diaphragm disease as a possible differential diagnosis.
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Washington, March 22 ( ANI ): Naproxen, the over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drug, may also exhibit antiviral activity against influenza A virus, a team of French scientists has concluded.
Cardiovascular risk needs to be taken into account when prescribing any non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug.
Taking three or more tablets a week of the anti-inflammatory drug ibuprofen may lower risk for Parkinson's disease (PD), according to research presented at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting in April.
Cod liver oil (n-3 fatty acids) as an non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug sparing agent in rheumatoid arthritis.
To avoid adverse cardiovascular effects, always use the lowest possible dose of anti-inflammatory drug, regardless of class.
The work grows out of discoveries in the past 2 years that several Gyps vulture species have almost vanished from India and Pakistan because residues of the anti-inflammatory drug dielofenac in dead farm animals ruin the kidneys of the scavenger birds (SN: 2/4/06, p.
METACAM (meloxicam), which was developed by Boheringer Ingelheim, is a new generation non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug indicated for pain control and relief for dogs.
It will be the first to compare the two against each substance alone, plus against Celebrex, a popular anti-inflammatory drug, and against placebo.
Lastly, in a double-blind placebo-controlled examination of 32 males, ages 18 to 35, a topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) appeared effective.