reps claim that Duexis is safer than plain NSAIDs

You'll hear reps claim that Duexis is safer than plain NSAIDs.

But it's usually not the best choice.

Duexis is a combo of ibuprofen 800 mg and famotidine 26.6 mg for TID dosing. This provides about 80 mg/day of famotidine...the dose that has been shown to reduce NSAID-induced ulcers.

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