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Anti-inflammatory drugs


Anti-inflammatory drugs is a drug class, medical treatment.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Cancer (2011)

by Manfred Schwab

Definition Anti-inflammatory drugs include steroid and nonste— ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Complementary Health Practice P (1999)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dietary Supplements (Print) (2004)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of International Sports Studies (2010)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary 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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Muscle and Skeletal Systems and Disorders (2005)

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 ...

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Men's Health (2005)

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 ...

Google previewBlack's Medical Dictionary (2009)

by Harvey Marcovitch


Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Skin and Skin Disorders, Third Edition (2009)

by Carol Turkington, Jeffrey S. Dover

anti-inflammatory drugs A family ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (2012)

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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