Unformatted text preview: less than 0.0001) between the annual number of patients aged over 65 with perforated peptic ulcers taking NSAID and the annual number of prescriptions issued for these drugs in the region. No such correlation was found for patients aged under 65 years. We suggest that the elderly especially women are unduly susceptible to NSAID associated peptic ulcer perforation, and discuss factors that may account for this. PMCID: PMC1432521 PMID: 3979908 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]...
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- Spring '09
- Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, Cyclooxygenase, 65 years, Collier DS, peptic ulcer perforation