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What is the difference between NSAIDs and Aspirin?

Asked by B. Wright, Last updated: Dec 18, 2019

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P. Micah

P. Micah

Answered Nov 19, 2019

The NSAIDs are known to be non-narcotic pain relievers, while Aspirin is a type of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs). Basically, the Aspirin and other forms of NSAID’s are used to effectively treat pain and reduce level inflammation from variety of diseases such as injuries, headaches, arthritis, menstrual cramps, etc. you should know that NSAID’s may increase the blood levels of lithium in the body by the reduction of lithium excretion in the kidneys. ...Read More
 

O. Bickis

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O. Bickis, Corporate employee, MBA, Stockton

Answered Jun 18, 2019

There are so many drugs available for pain-reliever and the treatment of other related health condition. Examples of these drugs are aspirin and NSAIDs. Just like there are narcotic made drugs that are used in the pain level in the body, aspirin and NSAID are perfect examples of non-narcotic drugs. We can just assume that both aspirin and NSAID are the same, but the only difference is that aspirin is just an example of different NSAIDs available. NSAIDs means Non-Steroidal Anti Inflammatory...Read More
 

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