NAPLEX Practice Question # 76

NAPLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 76.



NSAIDs  side effects

Therapeutic effects

  1. The peripherally acting, nonnarcotic analgesics have several effects in common. These effects distinguish these agents from narcotic analgesics.
  • They are antipyretic.
  • They are anti-inflammatory (except acetaminophen).
  • There is a ceiling effect to the analgesia.
  • They do not cause tolerance.
  • They do not cause physical or psychological dependence.

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