TITLE

Celecoxib combined with esomeprazole prevented recurrent ulcer bleeding in patients with previous NSAID- induced ulcer bleeding: COMMENTARY

AUTHOR(S)
Katz, Philip O.
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Sept/Oct2007, Vol. 147 Issue 2, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on prevention of recurrent ulcer bleeding in patients with previous NonSteroidal AntiInflammatory Drug (NSAID)- induced ulcer bleeding through treatment with combination of celecoxib and esomeprazole. It reports on higher occurrence of GastroIntestinal (GI) complications in old patients who have had prior GI bleeding or ulcer and take NSAIDs. A study has been discussed to fortify that coxib monotherapy alone isn't enough to prevent GI injury in high-risk patients.
ACCESSION #
27029962

 

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