Which medications in the drug class Anti-inflammatory agents are used in the treatment of Acute Pericarditis?

Updated: Apr 02, 2019
  • Author: Sean Spangler, MD; Chief Editor: Terrence X O'Brien, MD, MS, FACC  more...
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Anti-inflammatory agents

Anti-inflammatory agents reduce the effects of immune reactions.


Colchicine is used for recurrent pericarditis. This agent acts by decreasing the leukocyte motility and phagocytosis observed in inflammatory responses.

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