Current use of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs and the risk of acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Fischer2005CurrentUO,
  title={Current use of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs and the risk of acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Lorenz M Fischer and Raymond Schlienger and Christian M Matter and Hershel Jick and C R Meier},
  journal={Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2005},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={503-10}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate the risk of acute myocardial infarction during current exposure to nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). DESIGN Retrospective case-control analysis. SETTING General practice offices. SUBJECTS A total of 8688 case patients, aged 89 years or younger, with a first-time acute myocardial infarction and 33,923 control subjects matched on age, sex, calendar time, and general practice attended. INTERVENTION The United Kingdom General Practice Research… CONTINUE READING

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