Epidemiologic evidence on the association between peptic ulceration and antiinflammatory drug use.

@article{Langman1989EpidemiologicEO,
  title={Epidemiologic evidence on the association between peptic ulceration and antiinflammatory drug use.},
  author={Michael J. S. Langman},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={1989},
  volume={96 2 Pt 2 Suppl},
  pages={640-6}
}
Adverse effects associated with nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug treatment are reported more commonly to regulatory authorities than the adverse effects of any other form of treatment. Epidemiologic evidence in general suggests a doubling or quadrupling of the risk of ulcer complications or death in recipients of such treatment. The risk appears to be… CONTINUE READING