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Drug Class Review: Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs): Final Update 4 Report [Internet]

Drug Class Review: Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs): Final Update 4 Report [Internet]

Drug Class Reviews - Oregon Health & Science University

Version: November 2010

Introduction

Compared with placebo, nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (commonly called NSAIDs) reduce pain significantly in patients with arthritis, low back pain, and soft tissue pain. However, NSAIDs have important adverse effects, including gastrointestinal bleeding, peptic ulcer disease, hypertension, edema, and renal disease. More recently, some NSAIDs have also been associated with an increased risk of myocardial infarction.

Methods

Chronic pain from osteoarthritis

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