Clinical uses analgesia anti inflammatory effects commonly used for management of mild to moderate pain often sold in combination with other agents combination agents not shown more effective or less toxic than aspirin monotherapy. However only cox 1 produces prostaglandins that support platelets and protect the stomach nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs nsaids block the cox enzymes and reduce prostaglandins throughout the body as a consequence ongoing inflammation pain and fever are reduced. Nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs nsaids are a drug class that reduce pain decrease fever prevent blood clots and in higher doses decrease inflammation side effects depend on the specific drug but largely include an increased risk of gastrointestinal ulcers and bleeds heart attack and kidney disease. Nonsteroidal anti inflammatory agents nsaids are a group of medicines that relieve pain and fever and reduce inflammation there are nearly two dozen different nsaids available but they all work in the same way and that is by blocking a specific group of enzymes called cyclo oxygenase enzymes often abbreviated to cox enzymes. I have provided pharmacology mnemonics nsaids non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs here mnemonics for nsaids b a s p e s p f 3p ppp explanation if nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs comes to your mind easily you can recollect aspirinlink
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