Patient characteristics among users of analgesic over-the-counter aspirin in a Danish pharmacy setting
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Presentation
- By: KVIESGAARD, Ann-Katrine (Sct. Clemens Apotek, Nykøbing Mors, Denmark)
- Co-author(s): Pottegård, A. (University of Southern Denmark, Clinical Pharmacology,Institute of Public Health, Odense, Denmark)
I. Background: Gastro-intestinal (GI) bleeding is a serious and potentially life-threatening situation, causing up to 3,000 annual admissions in Denmark. A potent risk factor for experiencing GI bleeding is the use of acetylsalicylic acid (ASA), which in Denmark is available over-the-counter (OTC). It is known that the gastric burden of ASA is.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.