from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, such as aspirin or ibuprofen.
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- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug.
- n. Any drug of the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory class.
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- n. an anti-inflammatory drug that does not contain steroids
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In conducting the study, Bavry and colleagues followed 882 long-term NSAID users and almost 22,000 people who used NSAIDs intermittently over an average of about three years.
When we consider the risks of continuous contraception, maybe we should also think about the risks of long term NSAID and other painkiller use.
Pantoprazole is also effective in preventing NSAID-induced gastric ulcers and is used by patients undergoing long-term NSAID therapy.
They concluded that NSAIDs did not seem to offer any protective effect with respect to skin cancer, and -- given the potential toxic side-effects of long-term NSAID use -- they suggested that patients at higher risk for skin cancer should be directed towards other safer, and perhaps more effective, interventions.
Healthcare providers are concerned about long-term NSAID use due to serious possible side effects.
NSAIDs • Approximately 15\% of patients on long-term NSAID develop PUD • NSAIDs / ASA -
Today two types of anti-inflammatory pharmaceutical drugs are available: steroids and those known as NSAID (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs).
Lodine (etodolac) is an NSAID which is not a steroid at all.
Lodine etodolac is an NSAID which is not a steroid at all.
There does not seem to be a specific type of NSAID which is clearly more effective than others.