Nonsteroideal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) in clinical practice: managing gastric and cardiovascular risks

Nonsteroideal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) in clinical practice: managing gastric and cardiovascular risks

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  • Andrea Fanelli Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Istituti Ospitalieri di Cremona, Cremona
  • Daniela Ghisi Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Istituti Ospitalieri di Cremona, Cremona
  • Guido Fanelli Department of Anaesthesia, Intensive care and Pain Therapy, Azienda ospedaliero-universitaria, Parma, Italy

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Nonsteroideal anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs), gastrintestinal risk, cardiovascular risk

Abstract

For many years, non-steroidal inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) were commonly used in the treatment of acute pain due to inflammation.With the arrival on the market of NSAIDs with selective action on COX-2 there was a reduction of side effects in the stomach, but not eliminating the possible cardiovascular complications. The availability of NSAIDs such self-medication can aggravate this type of problem, it is therefore the clinician a fair and accurate assessment of the risk \ benefit based on the characteristics of the individual patient.

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Andrea Fanelli, Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Istituti Ospitalieri di Cremona, Cremona

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01-09-2013

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Nonsteroideal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) in clinical practice: managing gastric and cardiovascular risks. Acta Biomed [Internet]. 2013 Sep. 1 [cited 2024 Jun. 19];84(2):98-101. Available from: https://www.mattioli1885journals.com/index.php/actabiomedica/article/view/3123

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