Not all NSAIDs are created equal: Assessing the cardiovascular safety of COX-2 selective NSAIDs
01 Feb 2019
The significant cardiovascular-related mortality pattern can enhance understanding of the relevant factors within certain geographical regions.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are commonly used to treat osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis to reduce joint pain and improve joint function. Dr Sazzli Kasim provides his viewpoint on how the current understanding on cardiovascular safety of NSAIDs should be taken into account when determining optimal analgesic strategies for patients with arthritis.
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