With one in three anticoagulant-treated patients also taking NSAIDs, the potential for “double trouble” with GI bleeding is significant, US researchers warn. A post-hoc analysis of a subset of 2270 atrial fibrillation patients who took concomitant non-selective NSAIDs with anticoagulants found they had a 50% higher risk (HR 1.48) of major GI bleeds compared to ...
NSAIDs plus anticoagulants are double trouble for GI bleeds
By Michael Woodhead
13 Jul 2018