Do topical NSAIDs pose a risk in patients with CKD?

Although topical NSAIDs have minimal systemic absorption, rheumatologists appear to be taking a cautious approach to using them in patients with reduced renal function, a survey of Australian Rheumatology Association (ARA) members has found. Guidelines generally recommend that NSAIDS are avoided in patients with chronic kidney disease (eGFR <45 mL/min) due to their propensity for ...

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