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How do NSAIDs work to treat axial spondyloarthritis?

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) treat axial spondyloarthritis by stopping the joints from hurting, making them easier to move. NSAIDs also improve or stop inflammation in bones. Sometimes NSAIDs aren’t strong enough on their own, as they can’t stop the immune system army from attacking. The most important treatment of axial spondyloarthritis, or axial spa for short, is pain medicine.

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