COX 2 inhibitors cause less gastric bleeding than NSAIDsBMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7580.1211-d (Published 07 December 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:1211
A large case-control, hospital based study in Spain has confirmed that non-selective NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatories) increase the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding compared with COX 2 (cyclo-oxygenase-2) inhibitors or aspirin. Ketorolac and piroxicam were associated with the …
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