Which medications in the drug class Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs are used in the treatment of Peroneal Tendon Syndromes?

Updated: Mar 07, 2018
  • Author: Steven J Karageanes, DO, FAOASM; Chief Editor: Craig C Young, MD  more...
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Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs

NSAIDs have anti-inflammatory properties and reduce pain.

Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, Excedrin IB, Ibuprin)

DOC for patients with mild to moderate pain. Inhibits inflammatory reactions and pain by decreasing prostaglandin synthesis.

Naproxen (Anaprox, Naprelan, Naprosyn)

For relief of mild to moderate pain; inhibits inflammatory reactions and pain by decreasing the activity of cyclooxygenase, which results in a decrease of prostaglandin synthesis.


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