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drug

noun alterant, analgesic, anesthetic, anesthetic agent, anodyne, antibiotic, chemical substance, curative preparation, medical preparation, medicament, medication, medicinal component, medicinal innredient, narcotic preparation, narcotic substance, opiate, painkiller, palliative, physic, prescription, remedy, sedative, soporific, stimulant, stupefacient
Associated concepts: adulterated drugs, dangerous drugs, drug addiction, habit-forming drug, influence of drugs, laaeling of drugs, poisonous drugs or chemicals, possession of drugs, preparation of drugs, prescription drugs, regulaaion of drugs, sale of drugs

drug

verb administer, anesthetize, anoint, apply a remedy, benumb, cure, deaden, desensitize, dose, dull, heal, inject, medicare, medicate, narcotize, numb, palliate, physic, poultice, prescribe, put to sleep, stun, stupefy, treat
Associated concepts: drug addicts
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Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs inhibit the activity of cyclooxygenase, the enzyme that catalyzes the synthesis of cyclic endoperoxides from arachidonic acid to form pro-inflammatory and other forms of prostaglandins.
Can patients with cardiovascular disease take nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs? Circulation 2008;117:e322-324.
Effect of ranitidine on gastroduodenal mucosal damage induced by nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs. Dig Dis Sci 1989 Mar; 34(3):424-428.
Could nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) enhance the progression of bacterial infections to toxic shock syndrome?
Short-term low-dose corticosteroids vs placebo and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs in rheumatoid arthritis.
Risk of death or reinfarction associated with the use of selective oyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors and non-selective nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs after acute myocardial infarction.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing stronger warning labels for all over-the-counter medicines that contain acetaminophen (Tylenol) and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) including aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), and naproxen (Aleve).
Acute or chronic use of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs was denied.
New guidelines on the treatment of arthritis pain put a strong emphasis on early use of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs), even before the use of acetaminophen.
Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are preferred over acetaminophen for treating pain, but acetaminophen wins out in terms of cost and lesser toxicity.
Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs, acetaminophen, and the risk of cardiovascular events.
Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs and the risk of myocardial infarction in the general population.

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