Table 9Adverse event costs

Adverse eventCost (2006 £) per 3 month period
Initial events
No complications0
GI symptoms40
Symptomatic ulcer640
Complicated GI event2862
MI1437
Stroke2268
Heart failure1770
Post events
Symptomatic ulcer23
Complicated GI event23
MI145
Stroke446
Heart failure145

From: Appendix D, Details of the NSAID/COX-2 inhibitor health economic model

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