TITLE

Meloxicam-induced enteropathy of the small bowel

AUTHOR(S)
Are, Chaitanya; Turagam, Mohit; Aucar, John A.; Greenberg, Eugene
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/22/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 5, p577
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of 52 year old-woman who was referred to the gastroenterology clinic to evaluate her abdominal pain and bowel habits. The medical history of the patient included diet-controlled diabetes mellitus, endometriosis, and osteoarthritis. The patient was diagnosed with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents (NSAID)-induced enteropathy and her treatment of meloxicam was stopped. It says that most patients taking NSAIDs can have an asymptomatic enteropathy of small bowel.
ACCESSION #
60155272

 

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