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non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

[non-steer-OYD-uhl an-tie-in-FLAM-uh-tor-ee or an-tee-in-FLAM-uh-tor-ee] also called NSAIDs. Pain relievers and fever reducers in the family of aspirin, ibuprofen (Motrin®, Advil®), naproxen (Aleve®), and many others. Some studies have found that people taking these drugs have a lower the risk of colorectal cancer and polyps, and possibly some other cancers. But the drugs can also irritate the stomach and cause bleeding and other side effects; some have been linked to higher risk of stroke and heart attack. See also colorectal cancer, polyp, familial adenomatous polyposis.

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

... Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) work a lot like aspirin ... who
take these drugs without knowing ... sure to check the drug labels carefully. ...


MediaRoom - Press Releases

... Atlanta 2008/09/08 -Regular use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
(NSAIDs), such as aspirin and ibuprofen, may reduce serum levels of the ...


Non-opioid pain medicines

... NSAIDs (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). ... The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) approves ... shortened names by which drugs are usually ...


Opioid pain medicines

... Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. ... once made from the opium poppy, but
today many are synthetic, that is, they are made by drug companies. ...


What's new in stomach cancer research and treatment?

... people who take non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such ... Newer
chemotherapy (chemo) drugs are also ... an oral chemo drug related to ...


Other types of pain medicine

... Table 2. Other medicines commonly used to relieve cancer pain. Drug class. ...
Anti-anxiety drugs. diazepam (Valium), lorazepam (Ativan). ...


Types of pain

... Drugs used to treat chronic or persistent pain need to work for a long time. ... The
medicines used to treat chronic pain are long-acting drugs. ...


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... clotting can raise the risk of bleeding during treatment with this drug. These
include: Vitamin E; Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such ...


Treating cancer pain

... is treated. Drugs, procedures, cancer treatments, or even surgeries
may be used in special ways to manage your pain. If ...


Common questions about taking pain medicines

... is given as a liquid, pill, capsule, or in transmucosal form (the drug is in a ... such
as aspirin or ibuprofen (and others in that family of drugs), can cause ...