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Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory and cytoprotective drug co-prescription in general practice. A general practitioner-based survey in France.

@article{Clinard2001NonsteroidalAA,
  title={Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory and cytoprotective drug co-prescription in general practice. A general practitioner-based survey in France.},
  author={François Clinard and Magali Bardou and Catherine Sgro and Nathalie Lefevre and Francis Raphael and Franqçois Paille and M. Dumas and Patrick Hillon and Claire Bonithon-Kopp},
  journal={European journal of clinical pharmacology},
  year={2001},
  volume={57 10},
  pages={
          737-43
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) represent one of the most frequently prescribed drugs. Gastrointestinal damage, the most common side effect of NSAIDs. can be limited by the prescription of cytoprotective agents. In order to assess determinants of NSAID-associated cytoprotective agent prescriptions in primary care practice, we performed a general practitioner (GP)-based study. METHODS After a 2-month intensive information campaign, the participation of all GPs… CONTINUE READING

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