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Anti-inflammatory drugs is a drug class, medical treatment.
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Encyclopedia of Cancer (2011)
by Manfred Schwab
Definition Anti-inflammatory drugs include steroid and nonste— ...
by Carolyn Chambers Clark, EdD, ARNP,FAAN
Experiments have demonstrated bee venom is far more potent an anti- inflammatory agent than some currently used anti-inflammatory drugs. Important differences between bee venom and currently used anti-inflammatory drugs include the ...
The Encyclopedia of Aging (2013)
A Comprehensive Resource in Gerontology and Geriatrics by George L. Maddox
Because the production of free radicals accompanies the inflammatory response and because some anti-inflammatory drugs have antioxidant properties, inflammation and oxidative stress must be viewed as being interrelated mechanisms ...
by Paul M. Coates, M. Coates Paul, Marc Blackman, Marc R. Blackman, Gordon M. Cragg, Mark Levine, Jeffrey D. White, Joel Moss, Mark A. Levine
Many anti-inflammatory drugs act as inhibitors of proinflammatorycytokine production. Forexample, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) ( acetylsalicylic acid or aspirin) irreversibly inactivate cyclo-oxygenase activity, thereby inhibiting ...
by Roger Bartlett, Chris Gratton, Christer Rolf
See also: mechanics; rigid body mechanics; wobbling mass models NON- STEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUGS Further reading O ̈zkaya, N. and Nordin, M. (1998) Fundamentals ofBiomechanics: Equilibrium, Motion, and Deformation ...
Dictionary of Rheumatology (2015)
by Jozef Rovenský, Juraj Payer, Manfred Herold
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) – advice for treatment in rheumatic disease The aim of NSAID medication is pain relief and reducing the period of morning stiffness, leading to relief of symptoms and improvement in the patient's ...
by Mary Harwell Sayler
A 2003 article entitled “Camera Pill Reveals Damage from Anti-inflammatory Drugs” stated, “Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may damage more of the intestine than previously thought, according to images taken by a ...
A Dictionary of Nursing (2014)
by Market House Books
and the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (see nsaid). 2. n. an anti-inflammatory drug. antilymphocyte serum (antilymphocyte globulin, ALS, ALG) [anti-lim-fohsyt] n. an ...
by Glenn S. Rothfeld, Deborah S. Romaine
NONSTEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUGS (NSAIDs) are the mildest form of immunosuppressive therapy, generally recommended for conditions that are self-limiting or have activity-induced or otherwise intermittent symptoms. NSAIDs ...
Black's Medical Dictionary (2009)
by Harvey Marcovitch
see ANALGESICS; NON-STEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUGS (NSAIDS).
by Carol Turkington, Jeffrey S. Dover
anti-inflammatory drugs A family ...
by John M. Lackie
anti-inflammatory drugs Drugs that inhibit the inflammatory response. There are two major classes, the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and the ...
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