Search Tag: NSAIDs

Cardiology Management

Verdict: NSAIDS Do NOT Worsen COVID-19 Outcomes

2021 11 May

The verdict is in. Findings from the ISARIC CCP-UK (International Severe Acute Respiratory and Emerging Infection Consortium Clinical Characterisation Protocol United Kingdom) study, the largest of its kind, show that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen, do not result in higher rates of death or disease severity in patients... Read more

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SCOT Study Quells Concerns About NSAID Safety

2015 31 Aug

In older patients with arthritis and no history of cardiovascular disease, chronic use of any non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug appears safe from a cardiovascular and gastrointestinal stand-point, and regular, non-selective NSAIDs such as ibuprofen and diclofenac appear just as safe as the selective cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor celecoxib... Read more

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NSAIDs with Anti-Clotting Medications: Increased Risk of Bleeding, Cardiovascular Events

2015 25 Feb

A new study published in JAMA reveals that the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in patients on antithrombotic therapy after a heart attack is associated with an increased risk of bleeding and cardiovascular events such as a heart attack, stroke or cardiovascular death, even after short-term treatment.   Current guidelines recommend... Read more