Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug facts for kids

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Bayer Aspirin ad, NYT, February 19, 1917
One of the first advertisements for Bayer Aspirin, published in The New York Times in 1917

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (often shortened to NSAIDs) are drugs that have analgesic or fever-reducing properties, but that are not based on steroids. Higher doses of such drugs can also be used to fight inflammation. Well-known examples of such drugs are aspirin, diclofenac and ibuprofen.


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