Comprehensive Therapy

, Volume 26, Issue 2, pp 103–108

Prevention of NSAID-related ulcers

  • Frank L. Lanza
Original Article

DOI: 10.1007/s12019-000-0019-4

Cite this article as:
Lanza, F.L. Compr Ther (2000) 26: 103. doi:10.1007/s12019-000-0019-4

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.

Copyright information

© Humana Press Inc. 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank L. Lanza
    • 1
  1. 1.Baylor College of MedicineHouston

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