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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