Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, such as ibuprofen.

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  • initialism pharmacology Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug.
  • noun pharmacology Any drug of the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory class.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an anti-inflammatory drug that does not contain steroids

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Examples

  • 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.

    Study: Certain painkillers might raise odds of stroke, heart attack

  • When we consider the risks of continuous contraception, maybe we should also think about the risks of long term NSAID and other painkiller use.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Pantoprazole is also effective in preventing NSAID-induced gastric ulcers and is used by patients undergoing long-term NSAID therapy.

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  • 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.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • 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.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • 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.

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