October 21, 2014

Over-the-counter painkillers and anti-inflammatory drugs may also be effective in the treatment of people suffering from depression.


August 25, 2014

Pharmaceutical company Iroko announced today that a new version its anti-inflammatory drug Zorvolex had been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

August 18, 2014

Recurrence of hormone-related breast cancer was cut by half in overweight and obese women who regularly used aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, according to data published last week in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

April 2, 2014

A daily low dose of aspirin does not appear to prevent subsequent pregnancy loss among women with a history of one or two prior pregnancy losses, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health.

February 13, 2014

After meeting for two days earlier this week, the Food and Drug Administration's Arthritis Advisory Committee and Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee voted 16-9 against changing the label of naproxen to highlight a lower cardiovascular risk profile as compared to other NSAIDs, according to published reports.

November 21, 2013

Vireo Systems on Thursday launched CanineActiv, a pain reliever for dogs that will serve as an alternative to NSAIDs.

December 10, 2012

The American Heart Association has joined a group of patient and provider organizations promoting safe use of a commonly used class of painkillers.

September 1, 2011

Proton-pump inhibitors may aggravate, not soothe, stomach discomfort created through chronic use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for such conditions as arthritis, according to research released Thursday.

April 28, 2011

The American Pain Foundation on Wednesday launched new information and resources on pain medication safety for acetaminophen and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs as part of its PainSafe educational initiative.

March 25, 2011

A pill developed by AstraZeneca and Pozen that combines a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug with a proton-pump inhibitor was well-tolerated in patients with osteoarthritis, according to a new study.

March 3, 2011

Long-term use of a class of drugs used to control pain could increase the risk of erectile dysfunction in men, according to a new study.

January 5, 2010

A new study found that a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug may reduce a patient's risk of...