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Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (Topical NSAIDs)

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Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug Adult

Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (Topical NSAIDs) - What is it for

​Topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are a group of medications commonly used to treat pain and reduce inflammation. They are commonly used for muscle and joint pain or swelling. They are available as either a gel, cream or patch.
Examples of topical NSAIDs available without requiring a prescription include Diclofenac, Flurbiprofen, Ketoprofen and Piroxicam.

Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (Topical NSAIDs) - Additional Information

If you did not experience improvement in pain or it worsens after 7 days of treatment, your condition may be too serious for self-treatment. You should consult a healthcare professional.

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    If you take more than the recommended dose, please seek medical advice immediately. The information provided on this page does not replace information from your healthcare professional. Please consult your healthcare professional for more information.

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