Epidemiology of NSAID-related gastrointestinal side effects.


Finding the true incidence of gastrointestinal side effects due to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) is extremely difficult. Included in every clinical trial is the spontaneous and NSAID-unrelated occurrence of gastrointestinal problems. On the basis of several different clinical studies (cohort, case control, case review, and double-blind… (More)