Updated: Oct 30, 2018
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs: Advil, Aleve, Aspirin, Motrin, Celebrex) have been used for years to reduce pain (analgesic), decrease inflammation (anti-inflammatory), and in the case of aspirin, reduce the formation of blood clots (antithrombotic).
Over 70 million NSAID prescriptions are given in the US every year, and more than 22 million in the UK. And, the numbers are growing.
The Gut Problem.
Hundreds of millions are spent annually to treat GI symptoms induced by NSAIDs.
According to The BMJ, NSAID-induced symptoms range from mild to severe indigestion, the development of gastric or duodenal ulcers, hemorrhage or perforation, and other events which may lead to hospitalization or death.
Up to 50% of people with confirmed ulcers (associated with NSAIDs) don't know they are affected (asymptomatic).
The Simple, Sweet Solution.
A systematic review found HONEY to be clinically effective at treating Gastric Ulcers induced by NSAIDs. It is safe, affordable and a simple solution to prevent damage to the GI tract during NSAID use.
Proper dosage may affect clinical results.
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