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NUR 105-chpt 44

Antiinflammatory and antigout drugs (pg 678-682)

What is gout? Hyperuricemia (elevated blood uric acid level); the arthritis caused by tissue buildup of uric acid crystals.
What is inflammation? A localized protective response stimulated by injury to tissues that serves to destroy, dilute, or wall of (sequester) both the injurious agent and injured tissue.
_____________ comprose a large and chemically diverse group of drugs that possess analgesic, antiinflammatory, and antipyretic activity. NSAIDs (Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs)
_____________ mediate inflammation by inducing vasodialationand enhancing vasopermeability. prostaglandins
What are these conditions treated with: acute gout,acute gouty arthritis,ankylosing spondylitis,bursitis, fever, juvenile rhuematoid arthritis, mild to moderate pain, osteoarthritis,primary dysmenorrhea,rheumatoid arthritis, tendinitis,ophthalmic uses FDA approved NSAIDs
NSAIDs are primarily used for: analgesic, antiinflammatory and anipyretics
Created by: jessicaspring