, Volume 26, Issue 2, pp 103-108

Prevention of NSAID-related ulcers

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Abstract

The use of NSAIDs constitutes a significant risk for gastrointestinal bleeding and other ulcer complications. However, if they prove clinically effective in relieving arthritic symptoms, the new COX-2 selectively inhibiting NSAIDs may ultimately solve the problem of gastrointestinal toxicity with NSAIDs.