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 Dictionary entry overview: What does NSAID mean? 

NSAID (noun)
  The noun NSAID has 1 sense:

1. an anti-inflammatory drug that does not contain steroids

  Familiarity information: NSAID used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

NSAID (noun)



An anti-inflammatory drug that does not contain steroids

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects


nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory; nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug; NSAID

Context example:

NSAIDs inhibit the activity of both Cox-1 and Cox-2 enzymes

Hypernyms ("NSAID" is a kind of...):

anti-inflammatory; anti-inflammatory drug (a medicine intended to reduce inflammation)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "NSAID"):

Cataflam; diclofenac potassium (a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Cataflam))

mefenamic acid; Ponstel (a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and analgesic drug (trade name Ponstel) used to treat mild pain (especially menstrual cramps))

nabumetone; Relafen (a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Relafen))

Naprosyn; naproxen (a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Naprosyn) used in the treatment of arthritis and musculoskeletal inflammation and moderate pain)

Aflaxen; Aleve; Anaprox; naproxen sodium (a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trademarks Aleve and Anaprox and Aflaxen))

Daypro; oxaprozin (a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Daypro))

Feldene; piroxicam (a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Feldene) used to treat arthritis and other inflammatory conditions)

Clinoril; sulindac (a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Clinoril))

Tolectin; tolmetin sodium (a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Tolectin))

meclofenamate; meclofenamate sodium; Meclomen (a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (trade name Meclomen) used to treat arthritis)

Acular; ketorolac tromethamine; Toradol (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Acular and Toradol) that is administered only intramuscularly)

ketorolac; Torodal (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (trade name Torodal) that is given only orally)

diclofenac sodium; Voltaren (a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Voltaren) that is administered only orally)

diflunisal; Dolobid (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (trade name Dolobid) used to treat arthritis and other inflammatory conditions)

etodolac; Lodine (a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Lodine))

fenoprofen; fenoprofen calcium; Nalfon (a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Nalfon) used in the treatment of arthritis and other painful inflammatory disorders)

Ansaid; flurbiprofen (a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Ansaid) that is administered only orally)

Advil; ibuprofen; isobutylphenyl propionic acid; Motrin; Nuprin (a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine (trade names Advil and Motrin and Nuprin) used to relieve the pain of arthritis and as an analgesic and antipyretic)

Indocin; indomethacin (a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Indocin))

ketoprofen; Orudis; Orudis KT; Oruvail (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Orudis or Orudis KT or Oruvail))

salicylate (a salt of salicylic acid (included in several commonly used drugs))

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