The Not So Hidden Dangers of Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

Updated: Oct 9, 2018

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are among the most commonly prescribed and over the counter sold drugs in the world. NSAIDs include drugs like ibuprofen, advil, celebrex, naproxen, aspirin, vioxx and more. NSAIDs are commonly used for both acute pain, chronic pain or inflammatory conditions, and many people pop an anti-inflammatory drug without hesitation. But caution should be heeded for these drugs which have a wide range of serious side effects many people are unaware of.

More than 70 million prescriptions for NSAIDs are written each year