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corticosteroid

[¦kȯrd·ə‚kō′stir‚ȯid]
(biochemistry)
Any steroid hormone secreted by the adrenal cortex of vertebrates.
Any steroid with properties of an adrenal cortex steroid.
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8 Several studies have shown that dexamethasone prolongs the analgesic effect of non steroidal antiinflammatory drugs.
In our experience, these include celiac disease, Hpylorigastritis, nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug use, bacterial overgrowth, tropical sprue, and certain autoimmune diseases.
The known antiinflammatory drugs are generally separated into the steroid-based glucocorticoids, the nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs, and the more potent immunosuppressive drugs, such as cyclosporine and methotrexate.
The use of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) has been the major approach taken in the treatment of the symptoms of this disease, even though these drugs fail to modify the degenerative processes underlying the damage occurring in the joint space between the bones (Rashad et al.
SORE throats in adults could be cured faster by taking an antiinflammatory drug alongside antibiotics.
In May 1999, the US Food and Drug Administration approved rofecoxib, the first nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) [1] with specific cyclooxygenase II (COX-II) activity.
Furthermore, Pincus and colleagues demonstrated that the use of an antiinflammatory drug is both more efficacious and preferable to the patients than the use of an analgesic alone in the treatment of patients with OA.
The TUEs were for antiinflammatory drug triamcinolone, one of them on the eve of his Yellow Jersey triumph in 2012.
3 Careful with painkillers Diclofenac, a non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug, like ibuprofen, has been linked to a 40 per cent increased risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a study by Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry.
Your doctor has prescribed you ibuprofen which is a non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID).
s pain reliever Fiorinal with codeine; methylprednisolone, a generic equivalent to Pharmacia's antiinflammatory drug Medrol; prochlorperazine, the generic version of GlaxoSmithKline PLC's Compazine; butalbital, acetaminophen, caffeine and codeine phosphate, the generic version of Novartis' Fioricet with codeine; and folic acid, 1 mg.
Celecoxib is safe for short-term use in ulcerative colitis patients who are in remission and on maintenance therapy, and who require treatment with a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug for arthritis or other conditions, a randomized controlled trial suggests.