ASPIRIN ACCELERATE DAMAGE TO LINING OF GI TRACT – (10-01-03)

Interaction of a selective COX-2 inhibitor w/ aspirin and NO-releasing aspirin in the human gastric mucosa

The dominoes of the newest wonder-drug for arthritis pain continue to fall. They don’t mention on those fairy-tale like commercials that combining the new drugs such as Celebrex and Vioxx with aspirin will accelerate damage to the lining of the GI tract. This is a major concern since many patients self-medicate with aspirin in an attempt to lower risk of heart attacks.

PNAS — Abstracts: Fiorucci et al. 100 (19): 10937

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