Ibuprofen link to heart failure: Over-the-counter painkillers raise risk by almost 20%

Ibuprofen link to heart failure: Over-the-counter painkillers raise risk by almost 20%
 

Research suggests that common anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen increase the chance of the potentially fatal condition by almost 20 per cent.
Patients on some of the most frequently prescribed painkillers have been warned to take the lowest effective dose and try to limit the length of time on the medicine.
The fresh health warning over the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) comes after analysis involving almost 10 million patients.
Experts said their findings showed it was also wrong for people to assume over-the-counter painkillers were 'harmless and safe for... read more

 
2 October 2016 in Health, Views: 33
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