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  • n. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, derived from propionic acid, that has analgesic and antipyretic effects and acts by inhibiting the body's production of prostaglandin.

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  • n. nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Orudis or Orudis KT or Oruvail)

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Examples

  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), including aspirin, ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn), and ketoprofen (Orudis) cause water retention and may block fat burning.

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  • Something like 500 people die in America every year from aspirin-if we include other NSAIDs (ibuprofen, naproxen, diclofenac, ketoprofen, and tiaprofenic acid) that number goes up to 7,600.

    The Danger of Anti-Drug Laws

  • NSAIDs include aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen and ketoprofen and are sold under brand names that include Advil and Motrin.

    Painkillers Get New Warning Labels

  • All the NSAIDs - such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen sodium, and ketoprofen - can cause stomach problems, especially in older people.

    A Guide to Choosing Over the Counter Pain Relievers

  • Orudis KT (or another product containing ketoprofen) - 0.7%.

    What's in their medicine cabinet?

  • Orudis KT or another product containing ketoprofen - 0.7%.

    What's in their medicine cabinet?

  • The pharmaceuticals segment's loss widened to $49.1 million amid $37 million in milestone payments to Idea AG for the licensing of ketoprofen in Transfersome gel.

    Pain Patch Sales Boost Alpharma

  • If you already have liver disease, you also should be cautious about taking other well-known pain relievers such as aspirin and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), naproxyn sodium (Aleve), and ketoprofen (Orudis KT and Actron).

    DR. SANJIV CHOPRA’S LIVER BOOK

  • My compounding pharmacist prepares ketoprofen gel for me.

    The Seattle Times

  • A: Topical ketoprofen can be quite helpful for joint pain as well as other inflammatory conditions like plantar fasciitis.

    The Seattle Times

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