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non-specific inhibitors of cyclo-oxygenase

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Most NSAID drugs belong to the propionic acid group:

  • ibuprofen
  • naproxen
  • flurbiprofen
  • ketoprofen

Other agents include:

  • piroxicam:
    • contraindicated in the elderly because of long duration of action
  • indomethacin
  • mefenamic acid:
    • good for menorrhagia
    • not so good in arthritis
  • diclofenac

Last reviewed 01/2018

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