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Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory (NSAI)
Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAID)

NSAIDs are of the class of analgesics known as nonopioid or non-narcotic. Anti-inflammatory medications which reduce the symptoms and signs of inflammation , however, anaphylactoid reactions can be provoked by nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Although not a drug, immunotherapy ("allergy shots") can also reduce inflammation in both allergic rhinitis and allergic asthma .

 

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