COX-2: Still bleeding after all these years
There are serious differences in performance among three commonly used faecal occult blood tests (FOBTs), often used to detect clinically undetectable upper gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding.
Calcium antagonists are one of the most popular group of drugs for treating high blood pressure (hypertension) and they are the most likely to cause severe stomach bleeding in the elderly. ...
Individuals taking SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) antidepressants may be at increased risk of gastrointestinal bleeding, according to new data (BMJ, 1999; 319: 1106-9).