Which medications in the drug class Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug are used in the treatment of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding (UGIB)?

Updated: Sep 01, 2021
  • Author: Bennie Ray Upchurch, III, MD, FACP, AGAF, FACG, FASGE; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug

Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic acid, ASA, Bayer Advanced Aspirin)

Aspirin inhibits the synthesis of prostaglandin by cyclooxygenase; inhibits platelet aggregation; and has antipyretic and analgesic activity. It is metabolized by the liver via microsomal enzyme system.

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