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Risk of GI Bleeding High With Slow-Release NSAIDs

Filed under: Uncategorized — Medindia Health News May 27, 2010 @ 9:40 pm
image The risk of gastrointestinal complications due to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use varies by specific NSAID administered and by dosage, says a study conducted at the Spanish Centre for Pharmacoepidemiological Research. The study further determined that NSAIDs with a long half-life or slow-release formulation are associated with a greater risk of GI bleeding or perforation. Study findings are published in the June issue of IArthritis (and) Rheumatism/I, a journal of th...

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