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Salicylates are a subset of NSAIDs used to treat arthritis pain and inflammation. Salicylates are divided into two categories, acetylated and nonacetylated.
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What Are Salicylates?
Salicylates are an arthritis treatment option.

Facts About NSAIDs
NSAIDs are prescribed to reduce inflammation associated with arthritis.

What Are NSAIDs?
NSAIDs are commonly prescribed arthritis medications.

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Following scrutiny of the class of arthritis drugs known as NSAIDS and COX-2 inhibitors, the FDA has taken action.

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Aspirin and Related Drugs (Salicylates)
Salicylates are a family of related drugs that reduce pain and inflammation. The word salicylate refers to the active ingredient in the drugs. Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid or ASA) is one of these drugs. Many of the others are chemically related to aspirin. Salicylates differ from each other slightly in chemical structure, but have similar effects in the body, from University of Washington.

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