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NSAIDs - Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs

NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are commonly prescribed medications for arthritis. NSAIDs relieve pain and decrease inflammation.
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  27. Relafen - Nabumetone (9)
  28. Salsalate (Disalcid)
  29. Tolectin - Tolmetin (9)
  30. Topical NSAIDs
  31. Toradol - Ketorolac (10)
  32. Trilisate (CMTrisalicylate)
  33. Vimovo - Naproxen - Esomeprazole (8)
  34. Voltaren - Diclofenac (12)

Facts About NSAIDs
NSAIDs are among the most commonly prescribed arthritis drugs. NSAIDs interfere with the inflammatory process.

NSAIDs (Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs) - Test Your Knowledge
NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are commonly prescribed to treat arthritis. Do you know the basic facts about NSAIDs?

What Are NSAIDs?
NSAIDs are commonly prescribed as part of a treatment regimen for arthritis.

Naproxen - What You Need to Know
Naproxen, classified as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), is a popular arthritis medication but patients must be aware of potential side effects.

Ibuprofen - What You Need to Know
Ibuprofen is a popular nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat arthritis.

Diclofenac - What You Need to Know
Diclofenac (brand name Voltaren) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug commonly prescribed for arthritis.

Vimovo - What You Should Know
Vimovo is a combination of an NSAID and immediate-release esomeprazole.

Celecoxib Approved by FDA - Generic for Celebrex
Celecoxib, the generic for Celebrex, was approved by the FDA in 2014. Celebrex was approved for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis in 1998.

FDA Announces Changes For All NSAIDs
Following scrutiny of the class of arthritis drugs known as NSAIDs and COX-2 inhibitors, the FDA has taken action.

What Is Inflammation?
NSAIDs are anti-inflammatory drugs. What is inflammation?

Q & A: FDA Actions On COX-2 Inhibitors & NSAIDs
On April 7, 2005, FDA announces planned regulatory actions for Bextra, Celebrex, and the non-selective prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

Low-Dose Aspirin and NSAIDs - A Safe Combination?
Many patients are prescribed low -ose aspirin as a cardioprotective treatment but they are already taking an NSAID to treat arthritis. Is it safe to take both low-dose aspirin and an NSAID?

Inflammation - Test Your Knowledge
Inflammation is a process associated with many diseases, including arthritis. Do you know what is happening as inflammation occurs? Do you know why inflammation occurs?

Two NSAIDs Are Not Better Than One
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are commonly prescribed medications for arthritis. Some patients are unaware that it's unsafe to take more than one type of NSAID at a time.

Pain Relievers - Use Caution With Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers
All over-the-counter pain relievers should be taken with care to avoid serious problems that can occur with misuse. Certain factors can increase the risk of liver toxicity from products containing acetaminophen and the risk of GI bleeding from the use of products containing NSAIDs.

Nexium Reduces Risk of Ulcers For Long-term NSAID Users
The potential development of ulcers in regular users of NSAIDS (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) is well known. A study suggests the infamous "Purple Pill", otherwise known as Nexium, might make a difference.

What Are PPI Drugs (Proton Pump Inhibitor)?
Many arthritis patients who take NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) also take a PPI to counteract NSAID-induced ulcers. What are PPIs?

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