NSAIDS and Renal Complications

NSAIDS and Renal Complications

ports medicine physicians should be cognizant of potential complications, especially nephrotoxicity. Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality. In individuals admitted to the hospital with AKI requiring emergent dialysis, mortality rates can exceed 50%. Awareness can lead to better prescribing practices and increased safety for at-risk patients.

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NSAIDS and Gastrointestinal Complications

NSAIDS and Gastrointestinal Complications

In 2013, NSAIDs had accounted for more than 70 million prescriptions and 30 billion over-the-counter purchases. Sports medicine physicians should be cognizant of potential complications, especially gastrointestinal toxicity. Awareness can lead to better prescribing practices and increased safety for at-risk patients.

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