Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) (cont.)

NSAIDs also may increase blood pressure in patients with hypertension (high blood pressure) and therefore antagonize the action of drugs that are used to treat hypertension.

NSAIDs increase the negative effect of cyclosporine on kidney function.

Persons who have more than three alcoholic beverages per day may be at increased risk of developing stomach ulcers when taking NSAIDs.

Reference: FDA Prescribing Information


Last Editorial Review: 10/22/2013



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