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What are NSAIDs?

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NSAIDs -- nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs -- are a type of pain reliever. At prescription doses, these drugs also curb inflammation.

Doctors use NSAIDs to treat many things that cause pain or inflammation, including arthritis.

From: What Are NSAIDs for Arthritis? WebMD Medical Reference

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Arthritis Foundation.

FDA.

RxList.com.

Reviewed by David Zelman on December 22, 2016

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Arthritis Foundation.

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RxList.com.

Reviewed by David Zelman on December 22, 2016

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