Use of anti-inflammatory analgesics in sickle-cell disease.


WHAT IS KNOWN AND OBJECTIVE Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have been commonly used to treat pain in sickle-cell disease (SCD), but NSAID use is associated with renal, gastrointestinal and cardiovascular toxicities. Our objective was to evaluate the use of aspirin and non-aspirin NSAIDs in SCD. COMMENT Despite analgesic and anti… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jcpt.12592