Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and upper and lower gastrointestinal mucosal damage

@inproceedings{Sostres2013NonsteroidalAD,
  title={Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and upper and lower gastrointestinal mucosal damage},
  author={Carlos Sostres and Carla J Gargallo and A. Iriarte Lanas},
  booktitle={Arthritis research & therapy},
  year={2013}
}
NSAIDs are among the most commonly used drugs worldwide and their beneficial therapeutic properties are thoroughly accepted. However, they are also associated with gastrointestinal (GI) adverse events. NSAIDs can damage the whole GI tract including a wide spectrum of lesions. About 1 to 2% of NSAID users experienced a serious GI complication during treatment. The relative risk of upper GI complications among NSAID users depends on the presence of different risk factors, including older age (>65… CONTINUE READING
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