Understanding NSAIDs

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs can be effective pain medications, but be aware of the potential side effects.

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are commonly-used medications. Even though they are easily obtained without a prescription in the forms of ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), naproxen (Aleve) and aspirin, their pain-controlling benefits come with some risks.
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