NSAID


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NSAID

 (ĕn′sĕd′)
n.
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, such as ibuprofen.

NSAID

abbreviation for
(Pharmacology) nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug: any of a class of drugs, including aspirin and ibuprofen, used for reducing inflammation and pain in rheumatic diseases. Possible adverse effects include gastric ulceration

NSAID

nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.NSAID - an anti-inflammatory drug that does not contain steroids; "NSAIDs inhibit the activity of both Cox-1 and Cox-2 enzymes"
anti-inflammatory, anti-inflammatory drug - a medicine intended to reduce inflammation
Cataflam, diclofenac potassium - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Cataflam)
diclofenac sodium, Voltaren - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Voltaren) that is administered only orally
diflunisal, Dolobid - nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (trade name Dolobid) used to treat arthritis and other inflammatory conditions
etodolac, Lodine - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Lodine)
fenoprofen, fenoprofen calcium, Nalfon - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Nalfon) used in the treatment of arthritis and other painful inflammatory disorders
Ansaid, flurbiprofen - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Ansaid) that is administered only orally
Advil, ibuprofen, isobutylphenyl propionic acid, Motrin, Nuprin - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and analgesic medicine (trade names Advil and Motrin and Nuprin) used to relieve the pain of arthritis and as an antipyretic; "daily use of ibuprofen can irritate the stomach"
Indocin, indomethacin - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Indocin)
ketoprofen, Orudis, Orudis KT, Oruvail - nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Orudis or Orudis KT or Oruvail)
ketorolac, Torodal - nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (trade name Torodal) that is given only orally
Acular, ketorolac tromethamine, Toradol - nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Acular and Toradol) that is administered only intramuscularly
meclofenamate, meclofenamate sodium, Meclomen - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (trade name Meclomen) used to treat arthritis
mefenamic acid, Ponstel - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and analgesic drug (trade name Ponstel) used to treat mild pain (especially menstrual cramps)
nabumetone, Relafen - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Relafen)
Naprosyn, naproxen - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Naprosyn) used in the treatment of arthritis and musculoskeletal inflammation and moderate pain
Aflaxen, Aleve, Anaprox, naproxen sodium - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trademarks Aleve and Anaprox and Aflaxen) that fights pain and inflammation
Daypro, oxaprozin - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Daypro)
Feldene, piroxicam - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Feldene) used to treat arthritis and other inflammatory conditions
Clinoril, sulindac - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Clinoril)
Tolectin, tolmetin sodium - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Tolectin)
salicylate - a salt of salicylic acid (included in several commonly used drugs)
Translations

NSAID

abbr nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug. V. drug.
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The median age of 96 patients with NSAID and/or anticoagulant-associated upper GI bleeding was 70.5/year, and 63 (66%) were male.
NSAID creams and gels can be just as effective with no gastric side effects.
Several earlier studies suggested that 'super-aspirins' or Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) could help avoid the disease.
Instances in which a patient was prescribed an NSAID within 7 days of presentation were included.
When a patient requires an NSAID for muscle or joint pain associated with arthritis, finding an effective NSAID can be a matter of trial and error.
The following study will assess aqueous humor prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) concentrations after FLAC (lens fragmentation may influence the inflammatory response and hence prostaglandin production due to cataract density disparities between the eyes) in patients who were pretreated with topical ketorolac compared with patients who did not receive NSAID pretreatment.
Ibuprofen and diclofenac were the most commonly used NSAIDs, representing 51% and 22% of total NSAID use, respectively.
Baseline patient characteristics were also assessed, including ordinary factors (sex, age, height, weight, and medical history), smoker/nonsmoker, drinker/nondrinker, NSAID user/ nonuser (drug name, dose, and duration of use), LDA user/nonuser (drug name, dose, and duration of use), and peptic ulcer drug user/nonuser (drug name, dose, and duration of use).
In retrospect, NSAID use accounted for the finding of acute kidney injury in 2011 and gastritis noted at endoscopy.
Of the 12,083 respondents, those who were not currently using NSAID plasters were excluded.
Cell-mediated hypersensitivity reactions occur within days of taking a single NSAID (4).