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Research Article

Use of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs That Elevate Cardiovascular Risk: An Examination of Sales and Essential Medicines Lists in Low-, Middle-, and High-Income Countries

  • Patricia McGettigan,

    Affiliation: William Harvey Research Institute, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, United Kingdom

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  • David Henry mail

    david.henry@ices.on.ca

    Affiliations: Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia

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  • Published: February 12, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001388
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Patricia McGettigan
William Harvey Research Institute, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, United Kingdom
David Henry
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada
David Henry
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
David Henry
School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: david.henry@ices.on.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PMG DH. Analyzed the data: PMG DH. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: PMG. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: PMG DH. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: PMG DH. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: PMG DH.