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2021 Nov 15

JNMA J Nepal Med Assoc



Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs in Orthopedic Outpatient Cases in a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital: A Descriptive Cross-sectional Study.


Bhattarai A, Khanal K R, Prabha Bharati J
JNMA J Nepal Med Assoc. 2021 Nov 15; 59(243):1116-1119.
PMID: 35199759.


Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are major drugs in treatment of pain and inflammation of different orthopedic conditions. There are different classes of non-steroidal anti-Inflammatory Drugs based on their selectivity to cyclooxygenase enzyme which has significant differences in safety profile. This study aims to determine the prevalence of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs prescription in the orthopaedic outpatient department of a tertiary care hospital.