Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug
Acceptability at Recruitment
Acceptability at CT / Work-Up
Individual at Risk
Explanation of Condition
Type of drug used as a pain-killer.
See also NSAID
Establish reason for taking, and check this is not a cause for exclusion.
Donors should not use aspirin for seven days prior to donation.
NSAIDs should be stopped 24 hours prior to harvest.
NSAIDs may be recommenced immediately post-harvest. However, aspirin should be avoided for three days post bone-marrow harvest, and for one week if a donor has a documented thrombocytopenia (<80 x10^9) after PBSC harvest.
Pseudonyms or Related Conditions
Version 1, Edition 1
Date of Last Update
15th June 2012