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Use of acetaminophen and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: a prospective study and the risk of symptomatic diverticular disease in men.

Authors
  • Aldoori, W H
  • Giovannucci, E L
  • Rimm, E B
  • Wing, A L
  • Willett, W C
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of family medicine
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1998
Volume
7
Issue
3
Pages
255–260
Identifiers
PMID: 9596460
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These results suggest that regular and consistent use of NSAIDs in general and acetaminophen is associated with symptoms of severe diverticular disease, particularly bleeding. Further research is needed to investigate the potentially deleterious effect of NSAIDs and other medications on the lower gastrointestinal tract.

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