Meloxicam and risk of myocardial infarction: a population-based nested case–control study

@article{Dalal2017MeloxicamAR,
  title={Meloxicam and risk of myocardial infarction: a population-based nested case–control study},
  author={Deepan S Dalal and Maureen Dubreuil and Christine E Peloquin and Tuhina Neogi and Yuqing Zhang and Hyon K. Choi and David Felson},
  journal={Rheumatology International},
  year={2017},
  volume={37},
  pages={2071-2078}
}
Certain non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have been associated with an increased risk of myocardial infarction (MI), a risk linked to cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibition. There are limited studies assessing the risk of MI associated with meloxicam, an increasingly popular drug with COX-2 inhibiting properties. A nested matched case–control study using The Health Improvement Network, a UK population-based database was conducted. NSAID users between 35 and 89 years of age with at least 1… CONTINUE READING
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