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Parent topics

  • Arachidonic acid [r]: Unsaturated fatty acid found in animal fats, that is essential in human nutrition and is a precursor in the biosynthesis of some prostaglandins. [e]
  • Pain [r]: Unpleasant feeling or hurtful sensation that is conveyed to the brain by stimulation of sensory neurons. [e]

Subtopics

Pathways of action

Classes and drugs

Indications

  • Headache [r]: Continuous pain perceived as being in the cranium. [e]
  • Lumbalgia [r]: Common musculoskeletal disorder caused by a variety of diseases and trauma that affect the lumbar spine. [e]
  • Arthritis [r]: A group of medical conditions where there is damage caused to the joints of the body. [e]
  • Common cold [r]: Contagious viral upper respiratory tract infection. [e]
  • Gout [r]: Disturbance of uric-acid metabolism, characterized by painful inflammation of the joints, especially of the feet, from the deposition of urate crystals. [e]
  • Fever [r]: Elevation in the central body temperature of warm-blooded animals caused by abnormal functioning of the thermoregulatory mechanisms. [e]

Side effects

  • Acute kidney injury [r]: Formerly termed acute renal failure (ARF), an abrupt (within 48 hours) reduction in kidney function currently defined as an absolute increase in serum creatinine, a percentage increase in serum creatinine , or a reduction in urine output beyond quantitatively defined levels [e]
  • Peptic ulcer disease [r]: Ulceration of the lining of the gastrointestinal tract that is usually acidic and thus extremely painful. [e]

Other related topics

  • Glucocorticoid [r]: Corticosteroids that affect carbohydrate metabolism, inhibit adrenocorticotropic hormone secretion, and are anti-inflammatory. [e]

Related but not usually called NSAID