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Safety Guidelines Issued for Use of RA Drugs During Pregnancy and Lactation

Safety Guidelines Issued for Use of RA Drugs During Pregnancy and Lactation

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Although a majority of women with rheumatoid arthritis were previously though to achieve remission during pregnancy, recent studies indicate remission occurs in only 20% to 40% of cases.

Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen Often Under-Dosed in Children in the ED

Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen Often Under-Dosed in Children in the ED

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Acetaminophen and ibuprofen are frequently under-dosed in children in the emergency department.

Managing Spinal Pain With NSAIDs?

Managing Spinal Pain With NSAIDs?

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Meta-analysis indicates short-term NSAID use is generally safe and can relieve pain, but lacks clinically important benefits.

Optimal Management of Post-mastectomy Pain Syndrome

Optimal Management of Post-mastectomy Pain Syndrome

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Limited data suggest antidepressants, topical capsaicin, and fat grafting may reduce pain associated with post-mastectomy pain syndrome, but more and better studies are needed to determine optimal management for this debilitating condition.

Little Benefits of NSAIDs for Back Pain

Little Benefits of NSAIDs for Back Pain

NSAIDs do not help most patients with back pain, according to a review published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.

Antidepressant, Painkiller Combination May Raise Risk Of Intracranial Hemorrhage

Antidepressant, Painkiller Combination May Raise Risk Of Intracranial Hemorrhage

No indication any particular type of antidepressant carries a greater risk than others.

Coronary Artery Disease Ups Risk of Bowel Bleeds With NSAIDs

Coronary Artery Disease Ups Risk of Bowel Bleeds With NSAIDs

Co-use of thienopyridine and prior use of rebamipide also up risk.

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