A recent survey of 250 patients taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) revealed some surprising insights about the changing landscape of patient attitudes toward NSAIDs, their interactions with physicians, and perception of risks associated with NSAID use.

Did you know?

  • Nearly half (47%) of patients surveyed reported they were never warned by their doctor of the risks associated with NSAID use1
  • But…
  • 97% of physicians say they discuss these risks with their patients at least occasionally before prescribing NSAIDs2
See if you can guess how patients responded to questions about this important health issue and find out what else we discovered.

Quiz 1 Patient awareness and beliefs

Quiz 2 Patient awareness and beliefs

Quiz 3 Patient opinions on dosing


1. Data on file. Iroko Pharmaceuticals, LLC. 2016 Patient NSAID Survey. 2. Data on file. Iroko Pharmaceuticals, LLC. 2016 HCP NSAID Survey. 3. Data on file. Iroko Pharmaceuticals, LLC. 4. Wilcox CM, Cryer B, Triadafilopoulos G. Patterns of use and public perception of over-the-counter pain relievers: focus on nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs. J Rheumatol. 2005;32(11):2218-2224. 5. Nahin RL. Estimates of pain prevalence and severity in adults: United States, 2012. J Pain. 2015;16(8):769-780.