Common painkillers 'increase heart failure risk'

Common painkillers 'increase heart failure risk'
 

Taking a common kind of painkiller is linked to an increased risk of heart failure, a study suggests.
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen and naproxen and diclofenac, are commonly used to treat pain and inflammation.
The British Medical Journal study looked at 10 million people, aged 77 on average, who took the drugs.
UK experts said the study was a reminder to consider the risks as well as the benefits of medication.
The study analysed data for the 10 million users - who were from the UK, the Netherlands, Italy and Germany - and compared them with people who... read more

 
29 September 2016 in Regional, Views: 42
Source: BBC
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