TITLE

Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs did not increase risk for all-cause mortality in osteoarthritis

AUTHOR(S)
Lee, T. A.; Bartle, B.; Weiss, K. B.
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;May/Jun2007, Vol. 146 Issue 3, p77
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study on the mortality, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular risks associated with the long-term nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use in patients with osteoarthritis. Results revealed that exposure to any NSAID is associated with the decreased risk of death and the increased risks of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. It is concluded that NSAIDs are associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular or cerebrovascular disease.
ACCESSION #
25169130

 

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