March 19, 2020

NSAID Use and COVID-19

The Lancet, a significant medical journal, recently published a paper hypothesizing that the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) could aggravate symptoms of COVID-19.

In response, the FDA stated they are not aware of scientific evidence establishing this, but reported that they are investigating this claim, reminding people that prescription NSAID labels warn of NSAIDs potentially diminishing the utility of diagnostic signs in detecting infections.

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