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What is the best over-the-counter anti inflammatory?

What is the best over-the-counter anti inflammatory?

Nsaids: There is really no best over the counter nsaid.
Ibuprofen comes in many varieties such as motrin, advil, nuprin
etc while Aleve (naproxen) is the otc variety of naprosyn.
Aleve (naproxen) probably works a little faster but is more likely to irritate
your stomach.
There are prescription nsaids which are less likely to bother your
stomach. ...Read more

Antiinflammatory (Definition)

Inflammation is a condition of swelling that may or may not be associated with pain. Anti-inflammatory are medications that block the cause of this condition. Medications include ibuprofen, naproxen, and celecoxib. Steroids (cortisone) are ...Read more


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Do you know which type of olive has best anti inflammatory property?

Do you know which type of olive has best anti inflammatory property?

All are worthless: Olives do not have significant anti-inflammatory properties. ...Read more

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What is the best over-the-counter anti- inflammatory painkiller for gout?

Motrin or Aleve (naproxen): It is recommended to not use ASPIRIN, because it can raise the levels of uric acid in the blood. Ask your health care provider if a NSAID would be appropriate treatment for your condition. ...Read more

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Which is the best anti-inflammatory pill that I should take for knee swelling?

Which is the best anti-inflammatory pill that I should take for knee swelling?

Best is what works: There is no such thing as a best anti-inflammatory medication as they are all fairly equal in effectiveness. Best is whatever works and doesn't cause side effects. Consult with your doctor so that he or she can take into account your specific medical history when recommending a medication. ...Read more

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I take mobic (meloxicam) 7.5mg daily but was instructed to take another anti-inflammatory for 2 weeks to help with plantar fasciitis. What would be the best OTC?

I take mobic (meloxicam) 7.5mg daily but was instructed to take another anti-inflammatory for 2 weeks to help with plantar fasciitis. What would be the best OTC?

DO NOT COMBINE: I do not feel you should use two NSAID's together. If the Mobic (meloxicam) isn't working, discontinue that one before you start a second. NSAID's are not harmless drugs. ...Read more

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I been suffering with back and joint pain since a child and every time I visit a doctor they prescribe me anti-inflammatory medicine what best for me?

I been suffering with back and joint pain since a child and every time I visit a doctor they prescribe me anti-inflammatory medicine what best for me?

Get a diagnosis: May be time to see a board certified rheumatologist (if u have not already) and get a diagnosis (may involve lab work, X-rays as well as a detailed history and thorough physical exam).Once a specific diagnosis has been made then appropriate treatment can begin. Best of Luck! ...Read more

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Are there any OTC anti inflammatory meds?

Are there any OTC anti inflammatory meds?

Yes quite a few: Ibuprofen (sold in the us as motrin, advil) and Naproxen (sold as aleve) are both anti-inflammatories lasting eight and twelve hours respectively. They are often referred to as nsaids or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. In addition, old fashioned Aspirin works the same way. Acetaminophen (or paracetamol), sold as tylenol (acetaminophen) is not an NSAID and works differently. Does nothing for inflammation. ...Read more

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Are there any natural anti-inflammatory meds?

Many: Traditional medicine will use nsaids to help decrease inflammation as well as ice after activity. Other natural things to incorporate are high doses of omega 3 _4-6 grams/day, curcumin or adding tumeric to your food daily 1/2 tsp, glucosamine chondroitan, msm, acupuncture, reiki can help as well. ...Read more

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What is the strongest anti inflammatory you can buy?

What is the strongest anti inflammatory you can buy?

Depends: If by "buying" your mean "over the counter", then you are limited. Ibuprofen. Aspirin and Naproxen sodium (aleve) are about the only anti-inflammatories available. If you are referring to buying prescription medications, there are several. "strongest" can be relative to the person. Indomethacin has long been considered a more potent med but Prednisone and such sterioids are truly potent ai's. ...Read more

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Is gold an anti-inflammatory?

Is gold an anti-inflammatory?

Yes: As a compound in gold thiomalate and auranofin! Used in RA! ...Read more

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Is anti inflammatory cream systemic?

Is anti inflammatory cream systemic?

Topical NSAID: Topical preparations have mostly local effect but there is a small amount of medication absorbed and spread systemically. ...Read more

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Is there anti-inflammatory diet food?

Is there anti-inflammatory diet food?

Check the link below: Don't worry, be happy! God bless you! Http://theconsciouslife. Com/top-10-anti-inflammatory-foods. Htm. ...Read more

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Does Stugeron have any anti inflammatory in it?

Possibly: Fish is rich is natural s to oxidants with Omega 3s and DHA/EPA. This beneficial to the system ...Read more

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Can anti-inflammatory medications cure hydroceles?

Can anti-inflammatory medications cure hydroceles?

Not in kids/adult: Inflammation within scrotum from eg from epididymitis may cause a small acute hydrocele which will can resolve with nsaids, but true hydroceles in adults are caused by xs fluid seretion bt tunica vaginalis oevrlying testis. Small hydroceles in babies may resolve spontaneously in 1st year of life. > 1 year communicating hydroceles, hydrocelees of the cord or large ones respond to surgery alone. ...Read more

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Are there natural anti-inflammatory medications I can use to treat my colitis?

Meramucil: I am a big fan of metamucil for irritable bowel syndrome and colitis. Try it once a day to start and work up to twice a day ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take anti inflammatory pills to reduce swelling?

What's the cause?: There are many causes of swelling which can occur in many locations. If the swelling is cause by an inflammatory process such as arthritis, a sprain, strain, etc, then antiinflammatory medications will work very well usually within 2-3 days along with ice, compression and elevation. If it is due to heart failure, vein disease, lymphedema or blockage of something, then they will have little effect. ...Read more

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Can we use serratiopeptidase post operatively as an anti inflammatory in kids?

Can we use serratiopeptidase post operatively as an anti inflammatory in kids?

For silkworm kids: It may help silkworms (where it originates), but there is no good data for humans. Avoid this one. See http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Serratiopeptidase ...Read more

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How will non steroidal anti inflammatory overdose affect my health going forward?

How will non steroidal anti inflammatory overdose affect my health going forward?

Kidney and stomach: These are the two areas most affected. Nsaids can cause erosion of the stomach lining and lead to ulcers and bleeding. They can also cause acute renal failure, especially if taken in large doses. If everything looks fine after an overdose then there shouldn't be any long-term problems. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Non steroidal anti inflammatory overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Non steroidal anti inflammatory overdose?

NSAIDs: NSAIDs do have side effects and therefore the FDA recommends the lowest effective dose for the shortest period of time. In rare cases overdoses may occur. The biggest concern is an acute injury to the kidneys. Some medications such as diclofenac in high doses may affect the liver. Aspirin may also be considered an NSAID and in high doses may cause GI upset and ringing of the ears. ...Read more

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My husband is diaognised with epiploic appendigitis... How long will it take for it to resolve? He is currently on anti inflammatory medicines. When he

2-5 days: Epiploic appendagitis is a fairly benign condition and treated with anti inflammatory drugs. In a lot of patients, reassurance alone may be enough. Typically the pain should resolve in a few days. ...Read more

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Does benzonatate have anti inflammatory?

No: It is used to suppress the cough reflex n the lungs and air-passages. ...Read more

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What anti inflammatory are good at 37 weeks?

Ones that OB suggest: I don't know why you need to take an anti-inflammatory, but your present OB MD may have a recommendation if a call is placed to him/her. Because you are 37 weeks pregnant, it is important that your medical advice come from that one source. ...Read more

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Hello, What type of anti-inflammatory is easier on the liver?

Hello, What type of anti-inflammatory is easier on the liver?

NSAIDs: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) which is a large class of medications including, ibuprofen, naproxen, Celebrex, (celecoxib) Voltaren, Toradol, etc., etc., are primarily metabolized by the kidney and although high doses of these medications can cause kidney damage; these drugs not generally known to cause any liver problems. The liver is more commonly affected by acetaminophen and/or narcotics. ...Read more

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Is carrot juice anti inflammatory?

More research needed: There is some scientific evidence that some compounds in carrots (and in other plants) fight inflammation in the laboratory. There is a study that suggests purple carrots fight inflammation in rats. It is a long way from the test tube to the tummy, though. Too, humans are not rates (usually). There is a small study in 16 males, with the extracts from purple carrots, but there was no effect. ...Read more

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Do SSRI antidepressants have anti inflammatory and antipyretic effects??

They: May affect bleeding times and may have analgesic effect, but not anti inflammatory. ...Read more

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What are some anti inflammatory foods?

Foods anti-inflamm: The right balance of omega-3 fish oils or choices in vegetables, like flax seed oil, is anti-inflammatory by changing membrane prostaglandin signaling. Turmeric, green tea, small berries with least sweetness, and many foods that are anti-oxidant also have anti-inflamm action. Eat color. Kelp, certain mushrooms, and in general a diet with healthy fat and leaner protein with less refined cho. ...Read more

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Which herbs have anti-inflammatory properties?

Tumeric............: Tumeric high in curcuminoids is the highest on my list. ...Read more

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Are there any effective anti-inflammatory foods?

Are there any effective anti-inflammatory foods?

For what in what way: In general, inflamation refers to the activity of antibody proteins & white blood cells. Digestion is a process of breaking large molecules into small fragments so as to prevent intact absorption & minimize ability of food to alter our internal control signaling. Thus most seem to have little impact. However, high sugar foods commonly worsen lipoproteins & LDL drives artery disease; best avoid. ...Read more

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Can your body build a tolerance to anti-inflammatory drug?

Caution: I am not sure to the answer to this. However, caution should be employed with anti-inflammatories as they can cause gastric irritation including internal bleeding from ulcers. There are new "black box warnings" as well which warn of possible cardiovascular complications. So, if you feel the antiinflammatory is not working be careful before you may indiscriminately start increasing the dose. ...Read more

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Which is the preferred anti-inflammatory medicine that there is?

Depends on indicatio: It depends what the indications are and what you are treating. But as a general rule in my opinion different preparations of corticosteroids are the most effective anti-infkammatory drugs and can be used in different doses for different conditions, and have to be prescribed by a physician. ...Read more

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Do statins like liptor also have anti inflammatory benefits?

Yes: And they stabilize unstable (vulnerable) arterial plaques.
They also have side effects that could be serious. Do not start any without MD advise! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: anti inflammatory drugs?

Antiinflamatory Drug: These are medications that either prevent the normal inflamatory response of the body to a stimulus. These drugs can either reverse the inflamatory response or lessen or prevent it. ...Read more

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Hi Can a person with a pacemaker take anti inflammatory medication?

PPM and NSAID.: As long as it hasn’t literally just been put in, I do not see the presence of a pacemaker in and of itself is a contraindication to use of anti-inflammatory analgesic medications. ...Read more