NSAIDs and renin-angiotensin-aldosterone systemBMJ 2009; 339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b5567 (Published 23 December 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b5567
- Ajith James, consultant nephrologist1
- 1Barts and the London NHS Trust
In their lesson of the week Fitzgerald and colleagues highlight lactic acidosis as a rare but potentially hazardous complication of metformin.1 However, the fundamental problem was not continuing metformin treatment but introducing treatment with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs …
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