Anti-inflammatory; Pain Management

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Anti-inflammatory; Pain Management
What are these drugs used for?

Relieve pain (analgesic), reduce elevated body temperature (antipyretic), and inhibit platelet aggregation (anticoagulation).

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What are NSAIDS?

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDs are used to decrease inflammation and pain for clients who have some type of arthritic condition; mimic the effects of corticosteroids however are not chemically related to them.

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What are the 4 kinds of Anti- inflammatory drugs?

1) Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs
2) Corticosteroids
3) Disease-modifying Anti-rheumatic Drugs
4) Anti-gout Drugs

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Salicylates

Aspirin (ASA, Bayer, Ecotrin)

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Para-Chlorobenzoic Acid (Indoles)

Olsalazine Sodium (Dipentum)

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Phenylacetic Acid

Tolmetin (Tolectin)

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Propionic Acid

Ketorolac Tromethamine (Toradol)

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Oxicams

Meloxicam (Mobic

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Selective COX-2 Inhibitors

Celecoxib (Celebrex