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Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs for Pain: Comparative Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness

Last updated: July 23, 2013
Project Number: RA0631-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the comparative clinical effectiveness of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for pain management?

Key Message

One health technology assessment and 24 systematic reviews were identified regarding the comparative clinical effectiveness of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Nineteen economic studies were identified regarding the cost-effectiveness of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for pain management.