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Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are a group of medicines that provide relief by changing the body's response to pain, swelling and high temperature.

The two most common NSAIDs are Aspirin and Ibuprofen. Both work by blocking the action of cyclo-oxygenase, a substance in the body involved in the production of various chemicals, some of which are known as prostaglandins.
The body produces prostaglandins in response to injury and certain conditions and diseases. They cause pain, swelling and inflammation. Aspirin and Ibuprofen block the production of these prostaglandins making them effective at reducing inflammation and pain.

Using tablets and creams containing Aspirin or Ibuprofen can provide relief from headaches, period pain, dental pain, migraine, backache, muscular pain, rheumatic pain, neuralgia, cold & flu symptoms, feverishness and the pain and swelling of sunburn.
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  • Anadin


    Fast and effective relief from: Joint swelling, muscular aches and rheumatic pain.

  • Cuprofen


    Cuprofen ibuprofen tablets provide effective anti-inflammatory relief, which helps with tissue inflammation in rheumatic conditions.

  • Nurofen


    Targeted relief for pain. Since it's launch Nurofen has been used by millions of pain sufferers to provide reliable, fast and effective relief from many painful conditions.

  • Difflam


    A range of oral pain-relief products which contain Benzydamine Hydrocholiorde, a drug similar to Ibuprofen. Suitable for painful and sore throats.

  • Ibucalm


    A range of effective pain relieving ibuprofen tablets containing 200mg or 400mg ibuprofen.

Topical NSAIDS

  • Numark


    Numark ibuprofen pain relief gel is a generic gel containing the same active ingredient - ibuprofen - as similar branded products. It has been formulated for the effective relief of pain and inflammation.

  • Ibuleve


    Ibuleve provides fast and effective pain relief without pills. It reduces swelling and inflammation helping to relieve backache, rheumatic and muscular pain. Please note all Ibuleve products contain ibuprofen.

  • Traxam


    Powerful relief from rheumatic pain, muscular pain and pain of non-serious arthritic conditions. Contains Felbinac.

  • Nurofen Muscle Relief

    Nurofen Muscle Relief

    Ibuprofen gels and non-medicinal heat patches to relieve aches and pains.

  • Jointace


    Aromatic massage gel with Glucosamine, Chondroitin and essential oils including Ginger, Eucalyptus, Clove, Lavender & Menthol. Soothes and relaxes joints and muscles.

  • Difflam-P Cream 35g

    Difflam-P Cream 35g

    Difflam-P Cream pain is a topical cream to help relieve pains and aches in muscles and joints.

    (incl VAT)
    Out of stock

Common NSAIDs