NSAIDs

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NSAIDs

(nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). Used to treat or reduce inflammation. “Nonsteroidal” means they do not contain hormones, unlike some other types of antiinflammatory drugs.
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To estimate sensitivities to diclofenac and related drugs, researchers combed veterinary records around the globe for unexpected deaths of captive birds treated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may also impair endothelial function as well as increase sodium absorption in the kidneys.
Under this contract, the company, in collaboration with Professor Tohru Mizushima at the Faculty of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kumamoto University, will proceed with research on next-generation nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
To the Editor: Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitors are a new class of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) with a reported benefit of less gastric and duodenal ulceration.
Helicobacter pylori infection may help protect against bleeding in ulcer patients who take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, said Dr.
Use of nonaspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs is associated with a marginally decreased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, reported Peter P.
The real breakthrough was when the COX-2 inhibiting nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) first emerged.
The drugs are grouped by type, such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), analgesics, biologic response modifiers, disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs), fibromyalgia medications, osteoporosis medications and gout medications.
Clinical trials for Actonel included patients with a history of active GI disease -- including ulcers, esophagitis, and heartburn -- and those taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which often cause GI complaints.
Other common drugs that can provoke similar symptoms are aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, beta blockers (oral and ophthalmic), bromocriptine, estrogens, oral contraceptives, prazosin, methyladopa, phentolamine, guanethidine, reserpine, and tricyclic antidepressants.
Medications frequently used to control the symptoms are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), antimalarials, corticosteroids, and immunosuppressives.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may aid in preventing or delaying the onset of Alzheimer's by protecting nerve cells in the brain from inflammation that may contribute to nerve cell damage.