About NSAIDs

NSAIDs Overview

Although commonly prescribed, NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) still shouldn't be taken blindly. Read More >>

NSAIDs: Benefits and Risks

At some point in the course of your life, you probably have taken a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). These plentiful and often low-cost drugs can ease a lot of problems safely and effectively. But with all medicines, there are risks and benefits to consider. Read More >>

NSAIDs: Side Effects and Solutions

Here are some common unwanted side effects of NSAIDs, and ways you can help ease them. Read More >>

FDA Panel: Leave Heart Warning for Naproxen

An FDA panel says there isn’t enough evidence to conclusively show that naproxen has a lower risk of CV side effects than other NSAIDs. Read More >>

NSAIDs May Hinder Effectiveness of Antidepressants

On antidepressants and still feel down? There might be a surprising cause – the painkillers for your arthritis. Read More >>

NSAIDs and the Risk of Heart Problems and Stroke

A new study says nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, which include ibuprofen, and COX-2 inhibitors, increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes. Read More >>

Study Spells Out Health Risks of Oral Anti-inflammatories

New comprehensive analyses of the risks and benefits of oral NSAIDs spells out the cardiovascular risks and upper GI complications. Read More >>

Avoiding Stomach Problems With NSAIDs

For many arthritis patients taking NSAIDs, stomach problems come with it. Now, with a new class of medication, stomach upset might not be such a worry. Read More >>

Topical NSAIDs Offer Rub-on Relief

Topical NSAIDs provide relief from arthritis pain with less risk of side effects. Learn if they may be right for you. Read More >>