Non – Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS)

What are NSAIDs?

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, are common medicines used to treat the symptoms of arthritis. They reduce pain and stiffness due to inflammation of the joints, without using steroids. For more information about non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) including:-

  • Brand names of NSAIDs
  • What are NSAIDS?
  • How do they work?
  • What benefit can you expect from your treatment?
  • How are NSAIDs taken?
  • Common side effects and precautions?

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