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NSAID painkillers could raise heart failure risk

Posted on 5 October 2016


According to an article appearing on Health 24, "Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may raise a person's relative risk of heart failure by nearly 20 percent, according to the analysis of medical records of nearly 10 million patients."1

Researchers report; when high doses are used for some NSAID's, the risk of hospitalisation for a person from heart failure doubles.  

This article covers:

  • Inappropriate Use
  • Stomach Upset
  • A Safe Alternative
  • Better to Limit use

Read more and discover the effects of these commonly prescribed pain killers. 

 

"NSAID Painkillers Could Raise Heart Failure Risk". Health24. N.p., 2016. Web. 4 Oct. 2016.

 


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