Prescribing patterns of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in chronic kidney disease patients in the South African private sector

Background Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are among the most commonly used pharmaceutical agents worldwide. NSAIDs are considered nephrotoxic and should therefore be used with caution or be avoided completely in high risk patients, such as chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients. Objective This study aimed to investigate the prescribing of… CONTINUE READING