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VTE risk with NSAIDs not equal

Some NSAIDs are associated with a higher risk of venous thromboembolism than others, reveals a study in people with knee osteoarthritis. According to the population-based case-control study the risk among current NSAID users was highest with diclofenac [OR 1.63 (95% CI: 1.53, 1.74)], followed by ibuprofen [OR=1.49 (95% CI: 1.38, 1.62)], meloxicam [OR=1.29 (95% CI: ...

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