anti-inflammatory drug

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n anti-inflammatory drug a medicine intended to reduce inflammation
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Usage


In news:

The relation between H pylori infection and use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in the pathogenesis of peptic-ulcer disease is controversial.
Hints of an Alzheimer's Aid In Anti-Inflammatory Drugs.
Researchers say anti-inflammatory drugs to treat arthritis may also impede the onset of Alzheimer's disease.
The use of antiplatelet drugs (eg, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, clopidogrel, prasugrel, ticagrelor) with rivaroxaban should be carefully monitored for excess anticoagulation .
Citing a post-race test showing the presence of two non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, stewards at Oaklawn Park have stripped.
Anti-Inflammatory Drugs May Impede Alzheimer's.
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) act largely through inhibition of cyclo-oxygenase (COX), an enzyme that catalyses the formation of prostaglandins from arachidonic acid.
Recent clinical trials have reignited the interest in simple anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin for controlling the inflammation associated with cancer.
Studies show it can reduce morning stiffness, pain and swelling as much as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs SAMe can also improve range of motion and how fast you can walk.
Use of Aspirin, Other Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs, and Acetaminophen and Risk of Breast Cancer Among Premenopausal Women in the Nurses' Health Study II—Invited Commentary.
For example, they were asked whether they used nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ( NSAIDs ), including aspirin, naproxen, and ibuprofen.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are widely used for the treatment of chronic arthritic diseases such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
The relation between H pylori infection and use of non- steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in the pathogenesis of peptic-ulcer disease is controversial.
In this podcast, Andrew Moore DSc, of the Nuffield Department of Anesthetics at the University of Oxford in England, talks about the impact of using nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) directly on the skin to relieve pain.
Toradol , a potent non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) first received approval from the Food and Drug Administration in 1989.
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In science:

Scali C., Prosperi C., Vannucchi M. G., Pepeu G. and Casamenti F. (2000) Brain inflammatory reaction in an animal model of neuronal degeneration and its modulation by an anti-inflammatory drug: implication in Alzheimer's disease.
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
Nimesulide: a selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor anti-inflammatory drug.
Neuroprotective efficacy of nimesulide against hippocampal neuronal damage following transient forebrain ischemia
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