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Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs and Acute Kidney Injury: Safety

Last updated: January 21, 2019
Project Number: RB1299-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the evidence associated with the development of acute kidney injury upon the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to treat acute pain?

Key Message

Four systematic reviews, one meta-analysis, one randomized controlled trial, and five non-randomized studies were identified regarding the evidence associated with the development of acute kidney injury upon the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to treat acute pain.