Steroids and risk of upper gastrointestinal complications.

@article{HernndezDaz2001SteroidsAR,
  title={Steroids and risk of upper gastrointestinal complications.},
  author={Sonia Hern{\'a}ndez-D{\'i}az and Lu{\'i}s Alberto Garc{\'i}a Rodr{\'i}guez},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={153 11},
  pages={1089-93}
}
Most antiinflammatory drugs have been associated with an increase in upper gastrointestinal complications. However, the literature on steroids is more limited than that on nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). To estimate the risk of upper gastrointestinal complications associated with use of steroids alone and in combination, a nested case-control analysis was conducted on the General Practice Research Database from the United KINGDOM: The authors identified 2,105 cases of upper… CONTINUE READING
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