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What nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are used to treat rheumatoid arthritis?

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Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs include:

  • Aspirin (Bufferin, Bayer)
  • Celecoxib (Celebrex)
  • Diclofenac (Cataflam, Voltaren)
  • Diflunisal (Dolobid)
  • Etodolac (Lodine)
  • Fenoprofen (Nalfon)
  • Flurbiprofen (Ansaid)
  • Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)
  • Indomethacin (Indocin)
  • Ketoprofen (Oruvail, Orudis)
  • Ketorolac (Toradol)
  • Meloxicam (Mobic)
  • Nabumetone (Relafen)
  • Naproxen (Aleve, Anaprox, Naprelan, Naprosyn)
  • Oxaprozin (Daypro)
  • Piroxicam (Feldene)
  • Salsalate (Amigesic)
  • Sulindac (Clinoril)
  • Tolmetin (Tolectin)

SOURCES:

American College of Rheumatology: "Information for Patients About NSAIDs."

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: "What are NSAIDs?"

Arthritis Foundation: "Studies Highlight the Risks and Health-Care Costs of NSAID Injury."

American College of Gastroenterology: "The Dangers of Aspirin and NSAIDs."

Arthritis Foundation: "Making Sense of NSAIDs: Side Effects."

Reviewed by David Zelman on June 10, 2017

SOURCES:

American College of Rheumatology: "Information for Patients About NSAIDs."

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: "What are NSAIDs?"

Arthritis Foundation: "Studies Highlight the Risks and Health-Care Costs of NSAID Injury."

American College of Gastroenterology: "The Dangers of Aspirin and NSAIDs."

Arthritis Foundation: "Making Sense of NSAIDs: Side Effects."

Reviewed by David Zelman on June 10, 2017

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