Helicobacter pylori infection in nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug users.

  title={Helicobacter pylori infection in nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug users.},
  author={Yun Jeong Lim and Su Jin Hong},
  journal={The Korean journal of gastroenterology = Taehan Sohwagi Hakhoe chi},
  volume={64 2},
NSAID-induced upper gastrointestinal (GI) damage occurs easily in people with a prior history of complicated or uncomplicated ulcers. Many recent clinical studies have proved the benefit of Helicobacter pylori eradication in NSAID users; however, the exact pathophysiologic relationship between concomitant H. pylori infection and NSAID use has not yet been fully elucidated. Testing and eradication of H. pylori are generally recommended in patients who are at a high risk for NSAID-induced GI… CONTINUE READING