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NONSTEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUGS (NSAID)-ORAL

GENERIC NAME: NONSTEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUGS (NSAID) - ORAL

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USES: This medication is used to treat pain and reduce inflammation. It is used to treat headaches, muscle aches, dental pain, menstrual cramps, arthritis, or athletic injuries. Some NSAIDs are also used to reduce fever.

HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth with a full glass (8oz or 240ml) of water unless your doctor directs you otherwise. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. If stomach upset occurs while taking this medication, take it with food, milk, or an antacid. Do not lie down for at least 30 minutes after taking this drug. In certain conditions (e.g., arthritis), it may take up to two weeks, taken regularly, before the full benefit of this drug takes effect. If you use this for migraine headache, and the pain is not relieved or it worsens after the first dose, seek immediate medical attention.




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