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Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (Topical NSAIDs)

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Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug Adult

Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (Topical NSAIDs) - What is it for

​Topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are a group of medications commonly used to treat pain and reduce inflammation. They are commonly used for muscle and joint pain or swelling. They are available as either a gel, cream or patch.
Examples of topical NSAIDs available without requiring a prescription include Diclofenac, Flurbiprofen, Ketoprofen and Piroxicam.

Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (Topical NSAIDs) - Additional Information

If you did not experience improvement in pain or it worsens after 7 days of treatment, your condition may be too serious for self-treatment. You should consult a healthcare professional.

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