• CV effects of NSAIDs similar when combined with aspirin

    One year ago - By Healio

    In a new post hoc analysis from the PRECISION trial, celecoxib had a better CV safety profile vs. ibuprofen and naproxen among patients not taking aspirin, but significant differences in CV events were not seen in patients taking aspirin.
    As Cardiology Today previously reported, in the main results of PRECISION, among 24,081 patients with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis and CVD or elevated CV risk, the selective COX-2 inhibitor celecoxib was noninferior to the nonselective NSAIDs ibuprofen and naproxen with regard to CV safety, and celecoxib was associated with lower
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