A handful of brand-name non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are familiar to most people, but there are many lesser-known NSAIDs available.

See Medications for Back Pain and Neck Pain

The medications listed below are available over-the-counter, by prescription, or both. In some cases, there is a generic version available, but not a brand-name version.

Medication Brand Name
Aspirin Bayer, Ecotrin, Bufferin, St. Joseph
Celecoxib Celebrex
Choline Magnesium Trisalicylate Generic only
Diclofenac Voltaren, Cambia, Zipsor, Flector, Pennsaid, Zorvolex
Diflunisal Generic only
Etodolac Generic only
Fenoprofen Nalfon
Flurbiprofen Ansaid
Ibuprofen Advil, Motrin
Indomethacin Tivorbex
Ketoprofen Generic only
Ketorolac SPRIX
Meclofenamate Generic only
Mefenamic acid Generic only
Meloxicam Mobic, Qmiiz ODT, Vivlodex
Nabumetone Generic only
Naproxen Aleve, Anaprox DS, Naprelan, Naprosyn
Oxaprozin Daypro
Piroxicam Feldene
Salsalate Generic only
Sulindac Generic only
Tolmetin Generic only



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