Using NSAIDS safely and wisely

ibuprofen
(Photo courtesy Derrick Coetzee via Wiki Commons)

One of the biggest aisles in the grocery store is the one devoted to over the counter medicines for pain or inflammation. Many of them  come from the drug class called NSAIDS and include ibuprofen and naproxen. But such medications are one of the leading causes of hospitalization for drug side effects. What do you need to know to use them safely and wisely? We discuss over the counter pain medications, next on Line One.

 

HOST: Dr. KC Kaltenborn, MD
GUEST:

  • Emily Jolly, PharmD, clinical pharmacist, Providence Medical Group Primary Care Clinic
  • Amy K. Paul, PharmD, BCACP, clinical pharmacist, Providence Medical Group Primary Care Clinic”

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