Author: Judi L. Kanne

Misuse of Over-the-Counter Painkillers Can Lead to Ulcers

What’s important (actually, critical) to understand is that NSAIDs, whatever you call them, can be (and are) dangerous if taken over long periods of time.

“Probably the most significant risk factor for NSAID-induced injury in older adults relates to the fact that older adults are more likely to be taking multiple medications,” said Dr. Alan Fixelle with Gastro Consultants of Atlanta in Sandy Springs.

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