How can NSAIDs harm cardiovascular and renal function?McDowell, Kimberly; Clements, Jennifer N. PharmD, BCPS, CDE, BCACPJournal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants: April 2014 - Volume 27 - Issue 4 - p 12–15 doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000444738.62411.83 Pharmacology Consult Abstract Author Information Abstract ABSTRACT: Consider the potential cardiovascular and renal effects of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs when evaluating a patient for short- or long-term use of these drugs. Monitoring and extensive counseling is warranted with this particular class of medications. Author Information At Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy in Clinton, S.C., Kimberly McDowell is a PharmD candidate and Jennifer N. Clements is an associate professor of pharmacy practice. The authors have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise. Mary Lou Brubaker, PharmD, PA-C, department editor © 2014 American Academy of Physician Assistants.