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2014 | 27 | 3 | 175-178
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Consumption and awareness of students about nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

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Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are used by millions of people worldwide to neutralize pain that is of different origin, as well as to treat fever and inflammation. However, NSAIDs misuse/overuse can induce many adverse effects and some potentially serious complications. The aim of the our study was to ascertain young people’s knowledge about non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. The research tool was a questionnaire. This study was carried out among students of the Medical University in Lublin, and it involved 236 persons of an average age of 20 years. The questions were intended to assess the frequency of NSAIDs use and the general knowledge that is held with respect to them. The results of this work show that more than 77% of the respondents confirmed that they use NSAIDs. Our results revealed no statistical correlation between the place of living or origin and the use of this drug. Hence, it can be said that while young adults quite often use NSAIDs, their knowledge about the dangers associated with the use of NSAIDs is low. Therefore, it is necessary to more intensively disseminate knowledge on the potential adverse effects of NSAID utilization.
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27
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3
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175-178
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2014-09-01
otrzymano
2014-09-05
zaakceptowano
2014-11-06
online
2015-03-03
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  • Chair and Department of Histology and Embryology with Experimental Cytology Unit, Medical University of Lublin, 20-080 Lublin, 11 Radziwiłłowska, Poland, ewelina.wawryk@wp.pl
  • Chair and Department of Histology and Embryology with Experimental Cytology Unit, Medical University of Lublin, 20-080 Lublin, 11 Radziwiłłowska, Poland
  • Chair and Department of Histology and Embryology with Experimental Cytology Unit, Medical University of Lublin, 20-080 Lublin, 11 Radziwiłłowska, Poland
  • Chair and Department of Histology and Embryology with Experimental Cytology Unit, Medical University of Lublin, 20-080 Lublin, 11 Radziwiłłowska, Poland
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