Treatments: Anti-inflammatory drugs


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Anti-inflammatory drugs: Class of drugs acting against inflammation
Introduction: The general class of medications used to reduce inflammation. These include aspirin, steroids and NSAIDs.


Count: Anti-inflammatory drugs is listed as a: treatment for 140 conditions; alternative treatment for 140 conditions; preventive treatment for 5 conditions; research treatment for 4 conditions.
Treatment types for Anti-inflammatory drugs: aspirin (46), steroids (99), corticosteroids (82), NSAIDs (32)
Treatments: all treatments

Anti-inflammatory drugs as a treatment: The following list of conditions have 'Anti-inflammatory drugs' or similar listed as a treatment in our database:

A

  • Acute Bronchitis ... aspirin, steroids
  • Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis ... corticosteroids
  • Acute rheumatic fever ... anti-inflammatory drugs, aspirin, NSAIDs, corticosteroids
  • Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis ... Corticosteroids
  • Anaphylaxis ... steroids
  • Ankle sprain ... aspirin, NSAIDs
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis ... NSAIDs
  • Arteritis ... corticosteroids
  • Asthma ... inhaled steroids
  • Atrial flutter ... low-dose aspirin
  • Autoimmune diseases ... Corticosteroids, NSAIDs
  • Avascular necrosis ... NSAIDs

    B

  • Back pain ... aspirin, NSAIDs, steroid injections
  • Barmah Forest virus ... anti-inflammatory medications
  • Behcet's Disease ... Corticosteroids
  • Bell's Palsy ... steroids, corticosteroids
  • Black eye ... aspirin
  • Blepharitis ... steroid eyedrops
  • Bornholm disease ... aspirin
  • Brain cancer ... steroids
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia ... corticosteroids
  • Brown-Sequard Syndrome ... high-dose steroids
  • Burns ... aspirin
  • Bursitis ... anti-inflammatory drugs

    C

  • Canker sores ... aspirin
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome ... anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome ... Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Chronic Granulomatous Disease ... Steroids
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy ... corticosteroids
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ... Corticosteroids or steroids
  • Chronic pain ... aspirin, Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
  • Chronic Sinusitis ... steroids, steroid nasal sprays
  • Cluster headache ... Corticosteroids
  • Colitis ... Steroids
  • Common cold ... aspirin
  • Common Headache ... aspirin
  • Coronary heart disease ... Low-dose aspirin
  • Crohn's disease ... Steroids, corticosteroids

    D

  • Dengue fever ... aspirin
  • Dermatitis ... Corticosteroids
  • Dermatomyositis ... corticosteroids
  • Diabetes ... low-dose aspirin
  • Discoid lupus erythematosus ... injected corticosteroids

    E

  • Eczema ... injected corticosteroids, oral corticosteroids
  • Encephalitis ... Corticosteroids
  • Endocarditis ... corticosteroids
  • Epididymitis ... aspirin
  • Erythema ... Corticosteroids, NSAIDs
  • Erythema nodosum ... oral corticosteroids, corticosteroids
  • Erythroderma ... corticosteroids
  • Exfoliative dermatitis ... oral corticosteroids

    F

  • Fibromyalgia ... Aspirin
  • Flu ... aspirin
  • Food allergies ... corticosteroids
  • Frozen Shoulder ... injected corticosteroids, NSAIDs

    G

  • Glomerulonephritis ... corticosteroids
  • Golfer's elbow ... injected corticosteroids, NSAIDs
  • Goodpasture syndrome ... Corticosteroids
  • Gout ... corticosteroid injections into the joint

    H

  • Hay fever ... Topical nasal steroids, corticosteroids
  • Headache ... aspirin
  • Heart attack ... aspirin
  • Heart disease ... Aspirin
  • Heel spur ... anti-inflammatory drugs, injected corticosteroids
  • Herpes zoster oticus ... corticosteroids
  • High Cholesterol ... Low-dose aspirin
  • Hives ... corticosteroids

    I

  • Ileitis ... corticosteroids
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura ... corticosteroids
  • Interstitial cystitis ... Aspirin

    J

  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis ... aspirin, NSAIDs, anti-inflammatory medications

    K

  • Knee sprain ... aspirin, NSAIDs

    L

  • Landau-Kleffner Syndrome ... corticosteroids
  • Leukemia ... corticosteroids
  • Lupus ... aspirin, corticosteroids, NSAIDs
  • Lyme disease ... corticosteroids, NSAIDS
  • Lymphatic Filariasis ... corticosteroids

    M

  • Malaria ... aspirin
  • Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome ... steroids
  • Migraine ... aspirin
  • Mitral stenosis ... aspirin
  • Multiple Sclerosis ... steroids, corticosteroids
  • Muscle contraction headache ... Aspirin
  • Myocarditis ... corticosteroids

    N

  • Neurodermatitis ... corticosteroids

    O

  • Occipital Neuralgia ... steroid injections
  • Opsoclonus Myoclonus ... corticosteroids
  • Optic neuritis ... corticosteroids
  • Orf ... aspirin
  • Osteoarthritis ... aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
  • Osteoid Osteoma ... aspirin

    P

  • Paget's disease of bone ... aspirin, NSAIDs
  • Pemphigus ... corticosteroids
  • Pinched Nerve ... Corticosteroids
  • Pneumonia ... corticosteroids
  • Polyarteritis nodosa ... corticosteroids
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome ... steroids, low-dose aspirin
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica ... aspirin, corticosteroids, NSAIDs
  • Premature Birth ... corticosteroids
  • Proctitis ... oral corticosteroids
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri ... Steroids

    R

  • Rasmussen's Encephalitis ... steroids
  • Reiterís syndrome ... aspirin, Corticosteroid joint injections
  • Repetitive Motion Disorders ... anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Repetitive Strain Injury ... anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Rheumatic fever ... anti-inflammatory drugs, aspirin, NSAIDs, corticosteroids
  • Rheumatoid arthritis ... aspirin, NSAIDs, corticosteroids (glucocorticoids)
  • Ross River virus ... aspirin, NSAIDS

    S

  • Sarcoidosis ... corticosteroids
  • Schilder's Disease ... corticosteroids
  • Sciatica ... NSAIDs
  • Scleritis ... corticosteroids
  • Shin splints ... NSAIDs
  • Shingles ... steroids, corticosteroids
  • Shy-Drager Syndrome ... salt-retaining steroids
  • Sinusitis ... steroids, steroid nasal sprays
  • Sjogren's Syndrome ... Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, corticosteroids, Corticosteroids, corticosteroids
  • Spinal cord injury ... corticosteroids
  • Spinal Cord Tumor ... corticosteroids
  • Spinal stenosis ... Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, aspirin
  • Spondylosis ... anti-inflammatory drugs, NSAIDs
  • Sprain ... aspirin, NSAIDs
  • Strain ... aspirin, NSAIDs
  • Superficial thrombophlebitis ... NSAIDs
  • Sympathetic ophthalmitis ... corticosteroids

    T

  • Temporal arteritis ... corticosteroids
  • Tendinitis ... NSAIDs, steroid injections
  • Tennis elbow ... injected corticosteroids, NSAIDs
  • Tension headache ... aspirin
  • Thrombocytopenia ... Oral corticosteroids
  • Thromboembolism ... aspirin
  • Torn Rotator Cuff ... anti-inflammatory medications
  • Toxocariasis ... corticosteroids
  • Toxoplasmosis ... corticosteroids
  • Transient Ischemic Attack ... aspirin
  • Trichinosis ... Corticosteroids

    U

  • Ulcerative colitis ... corticosteroids
  • Uveitis ... oral corticosteroids

    V

  • Vitiligo ... Topical steroid therapy

    W

  • Whiplash ... anti-inflammatory drugs, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

    Anti-inflammatory drugs as a prevention: The following list of conditions have 'Anti-inflammatory drugs' or similar listed as a preventive treatment in our database:

    B

  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia ... corticosteroids

    C

  • Colorectal cancer ... aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)

    H

  • Heart attack ... low-dose aspirin
  • Heart disease ... low-dose aspirin

    S

  • Stroke ... Aspirin therapy

    Anti-inflammatory drugs as a research area: The following list of conditions have 'Anti-inflammatory drugs' or similar listed as a research treatment or other research area in our database:

    C

  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease ... steroids

    D

  • Diabetic Retinopathy ... Aspirin

    P

  • Peyronie's disease ... steroid local injections

    R

  • Retinopathy ... Aspirin


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