Table 3

Number and percentage of individuals with higher daily faecal blood loss

Therapy

Individuals (n)

Faecal blood loss (n [%])


>5 ml/day

>10 ml/day


Placebo

149

0 (0%)

0 (0%)

Aspirin ≥1,800 mg/day

309

97 (31%)

31 (10.0%)

Any NSAID

469

24 (5.1%)

4 (0.9%)


NSAID, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug.

Moore et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2008 10:R7   doi:10.1186/ar2355

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