oa SA Pharmacist's Assistant - Gastroprotective analgesia : clinical
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 side-effects on the gastric and duodenal mucosa, ranging from heartburn to ulcers.
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