Letters Polypharmacy and acute kidney injury

A few clarifications please

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f1015 (Published 19 February 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f1015
  1. Nicholas D Moore, clinical pharmacologist1
  1. 1University of Bordeaux, 33076 Bordeaux, France
  1. nicholas.moore{at}pharmaco.u-bordeaux2.fr

Lapi and colleagues’ paper makes good pharmacological sense but I have a few comments.1

Firstly, the authors state that they adjusted for indication but it seems that they did this for antihypertensive drugs only. Was the indication for the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) included? NSAIDs are usually …

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