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A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, such as ibuprofen.
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(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
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nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug.
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|Noun||1.||NSAID - an anti-inflammatory drug that does not contain steroids; "NSAIDs inhibit the activity of both Cox-1 and Cox-2 enzymes"|
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
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"
ketoprofen, Orudis, Orudis KT, Oruvail - nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Orudis or Orudis KT or Oruvail)
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)
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
Feldene, piroxicam - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Feldene) used to treat arthritis and other inflammatory conditions
salicylate - a salt of salicylic acid (included in several commonly used drugs)
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NSAIDabbr nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug. V. drug.
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