NSAIDs are Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs. They have been shown to cause ulcerations in the intestinal tract and may prompt a relapse.
Many common over-the-counter and prescription pain relievers have been shown to cause ulcerations in the intestinal tract, and may prompt a relapse. Unless you need these products for a serious health reason, you should avoid taking them. Always ask your doctor if the following agents are prescribed: aspirin, including enteric coated preparations (Ecotrin); and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, Aleve, Anaprox, Naprosyn, Daypro etc.).