oa Professional Nursing Today - Gastroprotective analgesia : clinical
|Article Title||Gastroprotective analgesia : clinical|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Professional Nursing Today|
|Affiliations||1 Amayeza Info Centre|
|Publication Date||Jan 2012|
|Pages||12 - 14|
Worldwide, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are used for their effectiveness as analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory agents. They are taken to manage a number of acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders, as well as dental pain, period pain and headaches. However, NSAIDs may produce harmful sideeffects on the gastric and duodenal mucosa, ranging from heartburn to ulcers.
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