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anti-inflammatory

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Preventing or reducing inflammation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An agent that prevents or counteracts inflammation.
  • adj. Preventing or counteracting inflammation.

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

  • n. a medicine intended to reduce inflammation

Etymologies

anti- +‎ inflammatory (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Licorice and chamomile have demonstrated long-term anti-inflammatory action similar to topical steroids without the side effects.

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  • He says there are many effective drops for eyes: mast cell stabilizing agents, antihistamines and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory eye drops.

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  • The New Brunswick, N.J., maker of products ranging from Band-Aids to the anti-inflammatory drug Remicade flexed its diversification muscles, with sales growth of pharmaceutical and medical-device products helping to offset the sales decline for the OTC drugs that have been subject to a series of product recalls since 2009 due to manufacturing-quality lapses.

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  • A healthy meal plan includes anti-inflammatory foods and nutrition supplements, avoids common traps while grocery shopping (screenshot below), and gets a perfectly balanced ratios of protein, carbohydrate and fat.

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  • Hecht said about a third of the people with the condition improve within six to eight weeks with conservative treatment — anti-inflammatory medications, rest and therapy.

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  • He has been treated with anti-inflammatory drugs and physical therapy, but he said that as he continued to practice, treatment was less effective.

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  • Novartis had submitted Ilaris as a treatment option in adult patients with gouty arthritis, who cannot be adequately treated with anti-inflammatory products.

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  • With new competition looming for its anti-inflammatory drug Humira, Abbott Laboratories is planning improvements including a thinner needle to reduce patient discomfort during injections and a once-a-month dose versus the current every-other-week regimen.

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  • Standard treatment for gout includes fairly inexpensive nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen, steroids such as prednisone and another older medicine, called colchicine.

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  • Abbott Laboratories Abbott plans a thinner needle for the anti-inflammatory drug Humira.

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