When they tell you that there is safer therapy than opiates !

Increased risk of venous thromboembolism among NSAIDs users, study shows


From the article:

There is a statistically significant increased risk of venous thromboembolism — a condition which includes deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism — among users of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, a study concludes. NSAIDs are one of the most commonly used medications around the world, and they are already well-known for their potential adverse effects.

Pulmonary embolism can be FATAL

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  1. Dont forget the GI side effects which can lead to bleeds….bad news in elderly patients

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