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 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. 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.