NSAID Painkiller Review

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Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) include medications such as Ibuprofen, Naproxen, Diclofenac, Etoricoxib, Indometacin and high dose Aspirin.

After submission of this form:

– The practice will continue your medication as usual if you have indicated you are happy with things

– Otherwise the practice will contact you in a few days time days time to arrange a review.

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eg Dr Turnbull / Dr Brooks

NSAIDs are effective painkillers but come with potentially severe side effects such as stomach ulcers, bleeding in the bowel and rarely kidney damage.

Please read about the risks and benefits of these painkillers here. 

Please confirm that you have read and considered the above information about these medications*

Particularly important information about NSAIDs:

  • Should always be stopped if you have a period of illness

  • Contact the practice if you are passing blood or have tarry, black poo

  • Should be taken at the lowest dose required to control your pain for the shortest period of time

  • If taken long term, you should be on a stomach protecting medication such as Omeprazole or Lansoprazole

How would you like to proceed with your medication?*

This form collects your name, date of birth, email, other personal information and medical details. This is to confirm you are registered with the practice, to allow the practice team to contact you and also to update your medical records held by the practice and our partners in the NHS. Please read our privacy policy to discover how we protect and manage your submitted data.

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