Category Archives: NSAIDS

Video on aspirin pharmacokinetics: the role of the ion trapping phenomenon

Pharmacology video animation on aspirin (ASA) pharmacokinetics. It depicts how pH influences the gastric absorption of aspirin.Continue Reading

NSAIDs: PowerPoint presentations

This set of lectures intends to overview the most relevant points in NSAIDs pharmacology. Troughout the post, some points are repeated. These are key concepts to remember, such as: mechanism of action, indications, some chemical characteristics and side effects profile (mainly renal and gastrointestinal).Continue Reading

Updated SIGN clinical guideline: Pain management in adults with cancer

The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) updated a clinical guideline entitled “Control of pain in adults with cancer”.  An outline of the contents (drug therapy related) in this guideline for the treatment of cancer induced pain include: Principles of pain management: introduction, World Health Organization cancer pain relief programme, using the WHO ladder. Treatment withContinue Reading

Flash cards on musculoskeletal system drugs: NSAIDS, DMARDS, and anti-gout agents

Free download University of Utah flash cards : Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS, NAIDs),Drugs for the treatment of rheumathoid arthritis: DMARDsContinue Reading

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