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Category: NSAIDs

Aleve

What is Aleve? Aleve (naproxen) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Naproxen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Aleve…

aspirin

Aspirin, also known as acetylsalicylic acid (ASA), is a salicylate medication, often used to treat pain, fever, and inflammation. Aspirin also has an antiplatelet effect…

COX-1

Cox-1 inhibitor: An agent that inhibits the action of the enzyme cox-1(cyclooxygenase-1). The common anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin,ibuprofen, and naproxen block the action of…

COX-2

COX-2 inhibitors are a subclass of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). NSAIDs work by reducing the production of prostaglandins, chemicals that promote inflammation, pain, and fever.…

NSAIDs

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs — are among the most common pain relief medicines in the world. Every day more than 30 million Americans use them to…