NSAID

Definition of NSAID:

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug.

Also: NSAIDs

Topics Related to NSAID

(Prescription) Drug Side-Effects

...our question about Your melatonin level
“Some drugs, including NSAIDs, beta-blockers, anti-depressants, anti-anxiety medications, steroids, sleeping pills, and tranquilizers, can deplete melatonin levels...”

Alzheimer's Disease

...our question about NSAID use
“Research has shown that regularly taking NSAIDs reduces the risk of developing Alzheimer's Disease...”
...recommendation NSAIDs
“At least twenty studies suggest that Ibuprofen and other NSAIDs – common non-prescription drugs – may slow or prevent the onset of Alzheimer's disease by as much as 60%...”
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Aspirin

...as a treatment
“...Other drugs with similar medicinal properties to aspirin have subsequently been developed, being collectively known as the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)...”

Bariatric Surgery Complications

...the condition
“...This can usually be avoided by an appropriate bariatric diet, and avoiding smoking and NSAIDs...”

Bleeding Tendency

...the condition
“...Aspirin and some NSAIDS should be used with caution...”

Boswellia

...as a treatment
“Known in Ayurvedic texts by the name Salai guggal, studies have shown that boswellic acids have an anti-inflammatory action much like the conventional NSAIDs used for inflammatory conditions...”

Canker Sores (Aphthous Ulcers)

...the condition
“...Occasionally, mouth ulcers are caused by a reaction to certain medications such as NSAIDs, Nicorandil (for treating angina) or beta-blockers...”

Cervical Arthritis

...the condition
“...Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) such as aspirin, acetaminophen or ibuprofen may be recommended to decrease swelling and relieve pain...”

Cirrhosis of the Liver

...our question about Aspirin use
“...Those who took other types of NSAIDs had a 26% lower chance of dying from chronic liver disease, but had no corresponding reduction in the risk of liver cancer...”
...recommendation against NSAIDs
“...In general, NSAIDs should be avoided; acetaminophen at under 2gm per day is the safest choice...”

Colon Cancer

...recommendation NSAIDs
“Aspirin and other NSAIDs have been previously reported to protect against the development of colorectal cancer...”

Colon Polyps

...recommendation NSAIDs
“Aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) could act to prevent the development of polyps in the colon, which are precursors to most colorectal cancers...”

Compartment Syndrome

...recommendation NSAIDs
NSAIDs may be effective, but are generally believed to have questionable usefulness...”

Costochronditis

...recommendation NSAIDs
“...Check with your doctor before taking NSAIDs as they have potential side-effects...”

Diarrhea

...the condition
“...Careful medication history is important since such medications as NSAIDs, antacids, elixirs (containing sorbitol and fructose), antihypertensives, cholinergic agents, antibiotics, and antiarrhythmics all can cause diarrhea in some individuals...”

DMSO Topically

...as a treatment
“DMSO was the first NSAID discovered since aspirin...”

Esophagitis

...the condition
“...chemotherapy; long-term steroid use; malnutrition; chemicals that are swallowed; pills that become stuck in the esophagus; medications and supplements such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), alendronate, doxycycline, iron, or potassium; gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)...”

Gastric/Peptic/Duodenal Ulcers

...our question about Aspirin use
“Inflammation may be caused by aspirin and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs), but the bacterium H...”
...recommendation against NSAIDs
“...NSAIDs cause ulcers by interfering with prostaglandins in the stomach...”

Gastrointestinal Bleeding

...recommendation against Aspirin
“Certain drugs, such as aspirin and many other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), can irritate the digestive tract and cause bleeding...”

GLA (Gamma Linolenic Acid)

...as a treatment
“...One study found that patients were able to reduce their usage of potentially harmful NSAIDs while they were taking GLA supplementation...”

Glucosamine / Chondroitin Sulfate

...as a treatment
“...The great benefit to glucosamine supplementation is that it is a precursor to cartilage formation, while ibuprofen and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) actually prevent the repair of joint tissue while covering only the pain...”

Gout / Hyperuricemia

...recommendation Conventional Drug Use
“...These side-effects are uncommon when this drug is given intravenously, but because of their unpleasant nature, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have become the treatment of choice for most acute attacks of gout...”
...recommendation NSAIDs
“Medications such as Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), corticosteroids and allopurinol are commonly used against gout...”
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Heartburn / GERD / Acid Reflux

...the condition
“...Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are common culprits in causing ulcers in the stomach...”

Increased Intestinal Permeability / Leaky Gut

...the condition
“...NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) like ibuprofen, aspirin, etc...”

Low Back Pain

...recommendation NSAIDs
“Use pain medication, if necessary, such as Tylenol, Aleve or another NSAID, such as aspirin...”

NSAIDs

...as a treatment
NSAIDs are medications for arthritis and other painful inflammatory conditions in the body...”

Ochronosis / Alkaptonuria

...the condition
“...There only exists a symptomatic treatment: analgetics, NSAID, physical therapy, orthopedic supports and intra-articular corticoid infiltration, especially in the knee...”

Oral Lichen Planus

...the condition
“...Known triggers include ... Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)...”

Osteoarthritis

...recommendation NSAIDs
NSAIDs (Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) are commonly used to treat osteoarthritis...”

Parkinson's Disease

...the condition
“...Naproxen and other NSAIDs may also exacerbate Parkinson's disease...”
...recommendation against NSAIDs
“Naproxen and other NSAIDs may exacerbate Parkinson's disease...”

Peptic Ulcer

...related topic
“...pylori); others are regular users of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS), which include common products like aspirin and ibuprofen...”

Pleurisy

...the condition
“...Over-the-counter or prescription nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may help relieve some of the signs and symptoms of pleurisy...”

Polymyalgia Rheumatica

...recommendation NSAIDs
“...In the absence of ocular symptoms, PMR can be treated with maximal doses of NSAIDs...”

Poor Circulation

...the condition
“...Treatment of phlebitis consists of pain-relieving medications, such as NSAIDS, and warm compresses over veins...”

Poor/Slow Wound Healing

...relationship to (Prescription) Drug Side-Effects
“...Examples include drugs that interfere with clot formation, platelet function, inflammatory responses, or cell proliferation; certain steroids, NSAIDs, chemotherapy drugs...”

Psoriatic Arthritis

...the condition
“...NSAIDs reduce pain when taken at a low dose, and relieve inflammation when taken at a higher dose...”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

...recommendation Turmeric Extract, Curcumin
“...In one study, curcumin was compared to phenylbutazone, a very potent NSAID that has fallen out of favor because of frequent side effects...”

S-Adenosylmethionine (SAMe)

...as a treatment
“...In a trial involving 22,000 patients, SAMe was as effective as NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, and Nalfon but, unlike these, instead of speeding the breakdown of cartilage, it helps to restore this and indeed may be preventative in the development of degenerative...”

Slipped Disc

...the condition
“...Several non-surgical techniques are available, for example ... Medications, such as NSAIDs to reduce swelling and pain, muscle relaxants to calm spasm, occasionally narcotic painkillers to alleviate acute pain, steroids and steroid injections to reduce swelling, inflammation and pain;...”

T4 Syndrome

...the condition
“...NSAIDs or a corticosteroid injection into the T4 joints may alleviate symptoms...”

Tendency To Nosebleeds

...the condition
“...Nosebleeds can also be caused by the following ... Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) such as aspirin...”

Torn, weak, or Stretched Ligaments or Tendons

...the condition
“...Aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs) can knock out or suppress the healing response by interfering with the prostaglandin growth factor pathways...”

Uremia

...the condition
“...Causes and Development: Uremia can also be caused by NSAIDs, especially in older patients who are being treated primarily with ibuprofen for arthritis...”
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