Study ties NSAIDs to increased risk of Crohn's flares

10/18/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Crohn's disease patients who took nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs at least five times per month were more likely to experience disease flares than non-NSAID users or those who used them less often. The risk was much higher in Crohn's patients who also used acetaminophen. A similar link was not found in people with ulcerative colitis, researchers reported at the meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology.

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