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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Ibuprofen and diclofenac were the most commonly used NSAIDs, representing 51% and 22% of total NSAID use, respectively.
In some patients, urticaria or even anaphylaxis occurs in the 1st hour after ingestion of only a single NSAID or a few NSAIDs belonging to the same chemical group (single NSAID-induced urticaria, angioedema, or anaphylaxis, SNIUAA).
A spectrum of symptoms within NSAID colopathy is a relevant differential diagnosis when encountering a patient presenting with classical symptoms of colon cancer or an inflammatory bowel disease.
The data were collected using a data collection sheet and included the following; patient demographics, past and current medical history of related comorbidities (diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, gastric or duodenal ulcer, hepatic or renal impairment), NSAID type, dose, duration and indications for use, concomitant warfarin or/and aspirin prescriptions, and co-prescription of gastroprotective agents.
The risk of heart attack or stroke can occur as early as the first weeks of using an NSAID.
At that meeting, there was a split vote (14-11) that was slightly in favor of rewording the warning labeling for NSAIDs in regard to the drug class's current labeling, which implies that the cardiovascular thrombotic risk is not substantial with short treatment courses.
5) A review of the literature suggests that for patients with previous GI bleeding, COX-2 inhibitors are comparable to an NSAID paired with a PPI in preventing GI bleeding; pairing a COX-2 inhibitor with a PPI, however, appears to provide the greatest defense.
Numerous studies have focused on the incidence of NSAID use during endurance athlete training[5,10,12,16] and competition;[6,18] however, to our knowledge, no study has investigated NSAID and analgesic consumption at multiple timings (training, competition and recovery) at a single event.
Study lead author Anne-Marie Schjerning Olsen, a research fellow at Copenhagen University, said: "Overall, NSAID treatment was associated with a statistically significant increased risk of death.
In the study, researchers reviewed data on 99,187 people, age 30 or older, who had a first heart attack, including 43,608 who had been prescribed an NSAID afterward.
Researchers in Denmark now bolster that link with the largest study to date of NSAID use in heart patients.