Approximately 70% to 80% of women in their reproductive years develop fibroids, which can cause heavy menstrual bleeding, anemia, and poor quality of life.
Opinion, Practice Management Information Center, The Waiting Room
Jim Anderson, PA-C, finds that remembering to ask about the small stuff, like medication reconciliation and smoking cessation, improves his ability to help keep his patients safe and healthy.
Limps in children can be the result of infection, trauma, pathologic disease processes, a neoplasm, inflammatory diseases, or neuromuscular diseases.
Pain Management Information Center
Metamizole should be considered in patients with contraindications to NSAIDs.
A 14-year-old athlete has foot pain that has not resolved with NSAID use or orthotics. What is the best treatment option for her?
High cumulative exposure to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) is associated with an increased risk for rapid progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in older patients, new data suggest. A team at the University of Calgary in Alberta studied 10,184 CKD patients older than 66 who were not receiving hemodialysis and had no acutely unstable renal…
Infectious Diseases Information Center
NSAID use during ARI was associated with a 3.4-fold increased risk of AMI compared with 2.7-fold increased risk without NSAID use.
General (including evidence of efficacy) Various nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) are on the market worldwide. In general, the drugs are classified as traditional NSAIDS (i.e., naproxen, ibuprofen) versus cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitors (i.e., celecoxib). At doses tailored to equivalent pain relief, the different NSAIDS have very unique dosages. For example, for patients with osteoarthritis who often…
The FDA will require manufacturers to include updated warnings on prescription and OTC NSAIDs.
Cardiovascular Disease Information Center
Cross-sectional data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey from 1988 to 1994 and 1999 to 2016 were used for this analysis.