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Clinical Gastroenterology and TreatmentISSN: 2469-584X

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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510062

Knowledge and Attitudes of Internal Medicine Trainees' Co-Prescribing Patterns of Gastroprotective Agents in Patients Taking Long-Term Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)

Nikki Duong, Alice Lee and James H Lewis

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: July 13, 2018

The side effect profile of NSAIDs is well-established. For prevention of NSAID-related ulcers, the evidence suggests that misoprostol and PPIs (proton pump inhibitors) are superior to H2RAs (histamine-2-receptor-antagonists). Current guidelines recommend use of the lowest possible NSAID dose, as well as consideration of the patients' gastrointestinal and cardiovascular risk profile....

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