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NSAIDs, when used properly, can be ‘happy medium’ in pain management

10:05 EST 22 Feb 2018 | Healio

David W. Kaufman
Primary care physicians need to discuss the risks and dangers of using NSAIDs with their patients, several doctors told Healio Family Medicine.
“People will buy these drugs and they may make the wrong decision on how to take NSAIDs without medical supervision,” David W. Kaufman, ScD, director, Boston University Sloane Epidemiology Center, told Healio Family Medicine. “Patients sometimes take too many of them.”
Kaufman co-authored a recent study appearing in Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety that showed 15% of adults in the U.S. surpassed the maximum

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