Table 7

Fatalities associated with NSAIDs

ADRnDrugAges (y)
Reye’s syndrome4Aspirin12–14
Gastrointestinal perforation1Mefenamic acid15
1Diclofenac15
1Ibuprofen 2
1IbuprofenNeonate
Cerebral oedema1Ibuprofen 1
Haemorrhage (gastrointestinal and cerebral)1IndomethacinNeonate
1Aspirin13
Neutropenia1Naproxen13