Any drug of the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory class. (noun)
Examples of word NSAID
In conducting the study, Bavry and colleagues followed 882 long-term NSAID users and almost 22,000 people who used NSAIDs intermittently over an average of about three years.
When we consider the risks of continuous contraception, maybe we should also think about the risks of long term NSAID and other painkiller use.
Pantoprazole is also effective in preventing NSAID-induced gastric ulcers and is used by patients undergoing long-term NSAID therapy.
They concluded that NSAIDs did not seem to offer any protective effect with respect to skin cancer, and -- given the potential toxic side-effects of long-term NSAID use -- they suggested that patients at higher risk for skin cancer should be directed towards other safer, and perhaps more effective, interventions.
Healthcare providers are concerned about long-term NSAID use due to serious possible side effects.