NSAIDs and Alcohol: Never the Twain Shall Mix?

Pfau, Patrick R.; Lichtenstein, Gary R.
November 1999
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov1999, Vol. 94 Issue 11, p3098
Academic Journal
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."


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