Feel Comfortable Giving NSAIDs After Most Fractures

Questions come up about whether it's safe to use an NSAID after a fracture or orthopedic surgery...due to concerns of delayed bone healing.

NSAIDs inhibit prostaglandins that stimulate bone production...especially in the early phase after a break.

Some animal and observational human studies suggest that NSAIDs MIGHT delay or prevent bone healing...but other studies show NO effect.

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