Contraindications and Drug Interactions

Co-morbid factors that increase the risk of NSAID-induced GI bleeding include history of ulcer disease, advanced age, poor health status, treatment with certain drugs (discussed later), long duration of NSAID therapy, smoking, and heavy alcohol use. Because of their renal effects, NSAIDs must be used with caution in

TABLE 36.2 Adverse Effects of NSAIDs - Relationship to Prostaglandin Synthesis Inhibition and Cyclooxygenase Isoforms
Blood Pressure Health

Blood Pressure Health

Your heart pumps blood throughout your body using a network of tubing called arteries and capillaries which return the blood back to your heart via your veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart beats.Learn more...

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