[Mechanism of action of non-steroidal antirheumatic agents].

  • N J Thumb
  • Published 1982 in Wiener medizinische Wochenschrift


Non-steroidal antirheumatic drugs permit a nonspecific, symptomatic therapy of inflammatory rheumatic processes and may also be given for a limited period of time in patients with so-called activated osteoarthrosis. Their mode of action is a complex one. More recent knowledge on mediators in inflammation such as prostaglandins, leukotriens and oxygen… (More)


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@article{Thumb1982MechanismOA, title={[Mechanism of action of non-steroidal antirheumatic agents].}, author={N J Thumb}, journal={Wiener medizinische Wochenschrift}, year={1982}, volume={132 23-24}, pages={588-92} }