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non·ste·roi·dal

 (nŏn′stĕ-roid′l) also non·ster·oid (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.

nonsteroid

(ˌnɒnˈstɛrɔɪd; ˌnɒnˈstɪərɔɪd)
n
(Pharmacology) any drug that is not a steroid or does not contain steroids
adj
(Pharmacology) a variant form of nonsteroidal
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nonsteroid - an organic compound that does no contain a steroid
diethylstilbesterol, stilbesterol, DES - synthetic nonsteroid with the properties of estrogen; formerly used to treat menstrual problems but was found to be associated with vaginal cancers in the daughters of women so treated during pregnancy
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
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Under initial medical treatment with adequate pain control (combined nonsteroid anti-inflammatory drugs and opioids), he still felt chest pain, especially in deep breathing and coughing during admission.
Among drug groups, most cases involved analgesics, nonsteroid anti-inflammatory drugs, and muscle relaxants (n=373, 25.
No additional topical steroid or nonsteroid anti-inflammatory medication was prescribed for the postlaser period.
A research carried out in New Zealand showed that physiotherapists who recommended nonsteroid anti-inflammatory drugs were also more likely to know a major number of risks and side effects of recommended drugs than those who did not (31).
4) investigated the effects of a nonsteroid anti-inflammatory drug (parecoxib) on cognitive impairments and they concluded that parecoxib attenuated the nugatory effects induced by sevoflurane in rats.
Nonsteroid anti-inflammatory drugs were prescribed for the control of AS.
Efficacy of Steroid and Nonsteroid Caudal Epidural Injections for Low Back Pain and Sciatica.
Inclusion criteria were as follows: patients needing THA; no history of THA; be able to tolerate anesthetics and surgery; no taking nonsteroid anti-inflammatory drugs or immunosuppressive drug within 4 weeks before surgery; no history of tumor; and no previous surgery in 3 months before surgery.
Newer nonsteroid topical agents are well along in clinical trials, showing anti-inflammatory effects without atrophy or impact on the adrenal axis, as they are not corticosteroids.