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Doctor insights on: Does Anti Inflammatory Drug Suppress Immune System

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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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Does anyone know of an herb to suppress the immune system?

Does anyone know of an herb to suppress the immune system?

Need more info...: If you are asking because you have autoimmune disease, then a good regimen of multivitamin, vitamin d, fish oil, and msm would be a good start. Also get tested for igg food sensitivities, as these are linked to autoimmune disease. We use biotek for this. ...Read more

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Is it possible to locally suppress the immune system, like only suppressing it at one gland or organ?

Is it possible to locally suppress the immune system, like only suppressing it at one gland or organ?

Yes: That is why we use inhalers for asthma or nasal sprays for nasal allergies or steroid injections in inflamed joints. All of these create localized immune suppression. ...Read more

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Girlfriend has suppressed immune system. Can we have a baby?

Girlfriend has suppressed immune system. Can we have a baby?

PRECONCEPTION: It depends. See her OB gyn for a preconception visit. Get married and be there for her for the long haul. It's only fair to her to have your love and support. ...Read more

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Do autoimmune diseases suppress your immune system?

Generally yes.: Autoimmune disorders deregulate the immune system and may even compromise it. The medications used to manage these disorders suppress the immune system predictably. ...Read more

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Can autoimmune diseases suppress the immune system?

Can autoimmune diseases suppress the immune system?

Yes: They represent any abnormal immune response and often therefore will suppress the normal immune response. ...Read more

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Are the drugs you take for autoimmune diseases suppressing the immune system?

Yes.: All medical options for autoimmune disorders are essentially immune modulators or suppressants. ...Read more

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Does antihistamines suppress immune system? I took during vaccination. Please clarify

Does antihistamines suppress immune system?  I took during vaccination. Please clarify

No: Anithistamines suppress histamine release - (histamine does create a local immune reaction/response to triggers) but taking an antihistamine won't affect the efficacy of the vaccinations you received or your bodies immune response to the vaccination. ...Read more