Prevention of NSAID-related ulcers
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- Lanza, F.L. Compr Ther (2000) 26: 103. doi:10.1007/s12019-000-0019-4
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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.