Side effects of rheumatism drugs
What side effects can my rheumatism drugs have? Are Ibuprofen or Diclofenac more dangerous than Cortisone supplements? And how do you know if you can still take the rheumatism without harm? Such questions are the subject of this chapter.
Painkillers of the NSAID group (eg ASA, diclofenac, ibuprofen) exert their analgesic effect via an inhibition of the body's own enzymes cyclooxygenase I and II. These enzymes are not only involved in the production of prostaglandins (a pain messenger that is switched off by the treatment It should also protect the gastric mucosa. If they are inhibited, not only the pain, but also the protection of the gastric mucosa decreases.
Because everyone is beating on the stomach. And taken together, the risk of serious stomach problems increases significantly.
Yes. This applies to the group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). These include, among others, ibuprofen and diclofenac. NSAIDs can increase blood pressure and therefore affect the effectiveness of antihypertensives.
Because some rheumatics reduce blood clotting, which increases the risk of bleeding during surgery. This is especially true for the large group of NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, e.g., ASA, naproxen, ibuprofen, diclofenac).
Many rheumatic medications can beat on the stomach in the long run. This applies to ibuprofen, diclofenac, Naproxen and many other typical rheumatics. Prolonged use may affect the gastric mucosa and may also cause gastric bleeding.
Yes. That does not happen often, but it is possible. Especially with prolonged use.