anti-inflammatory drug

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Noun1.anti-inflammatory drug - a medicine intended to reduce inflammationanti-inflammatory drug - a medicine intended to reduce inflammation
Cox-2 inhibitor - an anti-inflammatory drug that fights pain and blocks Cox-2 activity without impeding the activity of Cox-1; increases the risk of heart attacks; "Cox-2 inhibitors reduce the symptoms of arthritis without endangering the stomach and kidneys"
hydroxychloroquine, Plaquenil - anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Plaquenil) used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and malaria and lupus erythematosus
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, NSAID - an anti-inflammatory drug that does not contain steroids; "NSAIDs inhibit the activity of both Cox-1 and Cox-2 enzymes"
oxyphenbutazone, Tandearil - an anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Tandearil) used to treat arthritis and bursitis
Butazolidin, phenylbutazone - anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Butazolidin)
Pediapred, prednisolone, Prelone - a glucocorticoid (trade names Pediapred or Prelone) used to treat inflammatory conditions
Deltasone, Liquid Pred, Meticorten, Orasone, prednisone - a dehydrogenated analogue of cortisol (trade names Orasone or Deltasone or Liquid Pred or Meticorten); used as an anti-inflammatory drug in the treatment of arthritis and as an immunosuppressant
Decadron, dexamethasone, Dexamethasone Intensol, Dexone, Hexadrol, Oradexon - a corticosteroid drug (trade names Decadron or Dexamethasone Intensol or Dexone or Hexadrol or Oradexon) used to treat allergies or inflammation
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IANS | London Researchers have developed an anti-inflammatory drug molecule that could lead to better treatments for diseases such as sepsis and potentially other autoimmune diseases.
Chan School of Public Health in Boston, and colleagues examined nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use and ovarian cancer diagnosis using data from two prospective cohorts: 93,664 women in the Nurses' Health Study (NHS) and 111,834 in the NHS II.
It is also an anti-inflammatory drug and can be used as a blood thinner.
Aspirin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
An anti-inflammatory drug may have the potential to stall the damaging effects of alcohol on the fetal brain, suggests a study at Ohio State University, Columbus.
A new research by the University of Manchester shows that the most common form of dementia can be fully cured with an anti-inflammatory drug, commonly used for period pain.
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Dapsone--diamino-diphenyl sulfone, is an antibiotic and anti-inflammatory drug which is used worldwide for treating many diseases, such as leprosy, dermatitis herpetiformis, linear IgA bullous dermatosis and chronic bullous dermatosis of childhood, bullous eruption of systemic lupus erythematosus, erythema elevatum diutinum, leukocytoclastic and other kinds of vasculitis, malaria, pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, etc (2-8, 8, 17, 27), Since it is widely used, the adverse effects of this drug attract the attention of doctors from different specialties.
An international multi-site trial has launched to determine whether a common anti-inflammatory drug can reduce heart attacks, strokes, and deaths due to cardiovascular disease in people at high risk for them.
Cardiovascular risk needs to be taken into account when prescribing any non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug." Overall, the number of heart attacks and strokes reported was low compared to the number of patients.