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How to use NSAIDs Safely

SEPTEMBER 02, 2021
By Gaelle Njonkou Pharm.D.
By Sheheryar Muhammad Pharm.D., BCPS, CACP
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are commonly used to relieve pain associated with headaches, arthritis, menstrual cramps, cold, flu, and to reduce fever. They work by stopping the body's production of a substance that causes pain, fever, and inflammation. Over-the-counter (OTC) NSAIDs containing ibuprofen such as Advil or Motrin, and...
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