The risk of stroke associated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs among atrial fibrillation patients. Retrospective cohort study.

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: LIU, Chia-Hao (National Taiwan University, school of pharmacy, New Taipei City, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Zhen-Fang LIN: school of pharmacy, National Taiwan University, Taipei Pharmacists Association,
    Chia-Hao LIU: school of pharmacy, National Taiwan University, Taipei Pharmacists Association,
  • Abstract:

    Background

    A great amount of observational studies imply that the selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor and traditional nonselective non-aspirin NSAIDs are related to higher risk of vascular events such as myocardial infarction, thromboembolism and stroke.  Atrial fibrillation may increase the opportunity to cause thromboembolism and stroke. Stroke..

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