Impact of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug and aspirin use on the prevalence of dyspepsia and uncomplicated peptic ulcer disease.
- Published Article
Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology
- Publication Date
Aug 01, 2001
The use of NSAIDs increases the risk of peptic ulcer 3- and 5-fold in H. pylori-positive and H. pylori-negative patients, respectively. Dyspepsia is a poor predictor of peptic ulcer among patients using NSAIDs, and serologic H. pylori testing and treatment for chronic NSAID users is recommended.
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