Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs

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NSAIDs are a group of chemical agents that act by blocking prostaglandins (PGs) synthesis. PGs are important mediators of inflammatory process. NSAIDs can control joint inflammation in RA but have no effect on delaying joint destruction or disability.


Public Health Inflammatory Process Social Policy Chemical Agent Important Mediator 
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