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Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of fractures.

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In animal models, prostaglandin synthesis has been found to mediate bone metabolism. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), given their inhibitory effects of prostaglandin synthesis, may play a role in the prevention of osteoporosis. The primary objective of this study is to describe and quantify the fracture risks of patients exposed to NSAIDs in a representative general medical practice setting. A retrospective cohort study was conducted in a general medical practice setting in the ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
Bone More from this journal
Volume:
27
Issue:
4
Pages:
563-568
Publication date:
2000-10-01
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EISSN:
1873-2763
ISSN:
8756-3282
Language:
English
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pubs:126373
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uuid:c9f9b085-697a-4e7c-8490-7335e36695f2
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pubs:126373
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126373
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2013-11-16

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