- nonsteroidal antiinflammatory agent
- see under drug.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug — (NSAID) any of a large, chemically heterogeneous group of drugs that inhibit cyclooxygenase activity, resulting in decreased synthesis of prostaglandin and thromboxane precursors from arachidonic acid. All NSAIDs have analgesic, antipyretic, and… … Medical dictionary
ketorolac — A pyrrolo pyrrole nonsteroidal antiinflammatory agent with antipyretic and analgesic properties; similar in actions to ibuprofen but substantially more potent and capable of relieving severe pain. Often used by injection … Medical dictionary
NSAIA — nonsteroidal anti inflammatory agent * * * nonsteroidal antiinflammatory analgesic (or agent); see under drug … Medical dictionary
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug — Coated 200 mg Ibuprofen tablets, a common NSAID Nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs, usually abbreviated to NSAIDs or NAIDs, but also referred to as nonsteroidal anti inflammatory agents/analgesics (NSAIAs) or nonsteroidal Anti inflammatory… … Wikipedia
Ibuprofen — Systematic (IUPAC) name (RS) 2 (4 (2 methylpropyl)phenyl)propanoic acid Clinical data Trade names Advil, Motrin … Wikipedia
Aspirin — A good example of a tradename that entered into the language, Aspirin was once the Bayer trademark for acetylsalicylic acid. The first use of what became known as aspirin was by the Greek physician Hippocrates, who used powder extracted from the… … Medical dictionary
Ibuprofen — A non steroidal anti inflammatory drug (NSAID) commonly used to treat pain, swelling, and fever. * * * A propionic acid –derived, nonsteroidal analgesic and anti inflammatory agent. * * * ibu·pro·fen .ī byu̇ prō fən n a nonsteroidal anti… … Medical dictionary
flurbiprofen — A nonsteroidal anti inflammatory agent with analgesic, anti inflammatory, and antipyretic actions, similar to ibuprofen. * * * flur·bip·ro·fen flu̇r bip rə fən n a nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drug C15H13FO2 used in the symptomatic treatment of … Medical dictionary
sulindac — A nonsteroidal anti inflammatory agent with analgesic and antipyretic actions. S. is a prodrug which is reduced to an active drug. * * * su·lin·dac sə lin .dak n a nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drug C20H17FO3S used esp. in the treatment of… … Medical dictionary
Sérgio Henrique Ferreira — (b. April 10, 1934, Franca, São Paulo), Brazil, Brazilian physician and pharmacologist, noted for his discovery of Bradykinin potentiating factor, which led to better anti hypertension drugs.Ferreira received his M.D. from the Faculty of Medicine … Wikipedia