NSAIDs are non-narcotic analgesics (An analgesic reduces or removes the sensation of pain), they are also anti-pyretic (fever) and anti-inflammatory. These effects are produced by the inhibition of the fatty acid cyclooxygenase (COX) which inhibits prostaglandin synthesis.
Because NSAIDs are non-narcotic they do not cause any largely noticeable effects on CNS (central nervous system) [...]
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