Long-term use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in cats with chronic kidney disease: from controversy to optimism
Uso de longo prazo de anti-inflamatórios não esteróides em gatos com doença renal crônica: da controvérsia ao otimismo
B. Monteiro,1,* P. V. M. Steagall,* B. D. X. Lascelles, S. Robertson, J. C. Murrell,§ P. W. Kronen, B. Wright and K. Yamashita
This is the first of a series of capsule reviews published by the World Small Animal Veterinary Association - Global Pain Council (WSAVA-GPC). Each of these short articles provides a brisk assessment of the scientific evidence in specific aspects of pain management, including analgesic techniques, recommendations and controversies surrounding their use. In this first capsule review, the scientific evidence available on the long-term use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in cats with concomitant chronic pain and chronic kidney disease is discussed.
Keywords: analgesic, non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory, pain. kidney, cats
Palavras-chave: analgesia, não esteroidal, anti-inflmataório, dor, rim, gatos