TITLE

NSAIDs and Alcohol: Never the Twain Shall Mix?

AUTHOR(S)
Pfau, Patrick R.; Lichtenstein, Gary R.
PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov1999, Vol. 94 Issue 11, p3098
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Offers a look at the interaction of alcohol and aspirin or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) in upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB). Pathophysiology of NSAID and aspirin-induced ulceration and mucosal injury; Effect of alcohol on the risk of UGIB among NSAID users; Reference to a study by Kaufman and colleagues regarding the relationship of alcohol and NSAIDs published in the November 1999 issue of the "American Journal of Gastroenterology."
ACCESSION #
17632263

 

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