Antipyretics: Acetaminophen, arachidonic acid agents, and cox1 and cox2 inhibitors

My Tu, Karina Gritsenko, Boleslav Kosharskyy, Naum Shaparin

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Abstract

This chapter is intended to provide an overview of fundamentals of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). They are one of the most commonly prescribed medications, with an estimated 70 million number of prescriptions written annually written and $6.8 billion spent worldwide.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEssentials of Pharmacology for Anesthesia, Pain Medicine, and Critical Care
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages433-443
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9781461489481, 9781461489474
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Tu, M., Gritsenko, K., Kosharskyy, B., & Shaparin, N. (2015). Antipyretics: Acetaminophen, arachidonic acid agents, and cox1 and cox2 inhibitors. In Essentials of Pharmacology for Anesthesia, Pain Medicine, and Critical Care (pp. 433-443). Springer New York. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-8948-1_27