Technical Terms - Well Explained

Antirheumatic Drugs
Antirheumatic Drugs, non-steroidal

This group of drugs includes substances such as acetylsalicylic acid, Ibufrofen, Diclofenac, Metamizol and what is known as selective COX-2 inhibitors. NSAR relieve the symptoms of inflammatory processes such as pain and swelling and help in cases of light or medium, acute back pain. The most common side effects are stomach troubles as well as damage to liver and kidneys.


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