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Chemical Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal

Name Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Equivalent Terms Analgesics, Anti-Inflammatory | Antiinflammatory Agents, Nonsteroidal | Antiinflammatory Agents, Non Steroidal | Anti Inflammatory Agents, Nonsteroidal | Anti-Inflammatory Analgesics | Aspirin Like Agents | Aspirin-Like Agents | Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Agents | Nonsteroidal Anti Inflammatory Agents | Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents | Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory Agents | Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents | NSAIDs
Definition Anti-inflammatory agents that are non-steroidal in nature. In addition to anti-inflammatory actions, they have analgesic, antipyretic, and platelet-inhibitory actions.They act by blocking the synthesis of prostaglandins by inhibiting cyclooxygenase, which converts arachidonic acid to cyclic endoperoxides, precursors of prostaglandins. Inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis accounts for their analgesic, antipyretic, and platelet-inhibitory actions; other mechanisms may contribute to their anti-inflammatory effects.
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MeSH® ID D000894
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Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal Has associated genes Has associated diseases
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