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Table 1One-year Risk of Gastrointestinal Bleeding Due to NSAIDa

Age range (years)Chance of gastrointestinal bleed due to NSAIDChance of dying from gastrointestinal bleed due to NSAID
Risk in any 1 year is 1 in:
16-45210012353
45-646463800
65-745703353
≥ 75110647

Abbreviations: NSAID, nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug.

a

Data are from Blower,8 recalculated in Moore7 and in Bandolier.9

Data are from Blower,8 recalculated in Moore7 and in Bandolier.9

From: Introduction

Cover of Drug Class Review: Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
Drug Class Review: Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs): Final Update 4 Report [Internet].
Peterson K, McDonagh M, Thakurta S, et al.
Portland (OR): Oregon Health & Science University; 2010 Nov.
Copyright © 2010, Oregon Health & Science University.

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