Stark warning that common painkillers used by millions can increase risk of heart failure

Stark warning that common painkillers used by millions can increase risk of heart failure
 

PAINKILLERS used by millions can raise your risk of heart failure, experts have warned.
Non-selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen can increase your chances of being admitted to hospital with the heart problem, according to a study.
Last year almost 15 million NSAID prescription items were dispensed in England.
Previous research has linked the drugs to abnormal heart rhythm - which can cause heart failure - and an increased risk of heart attack and stroke if taken regularly.
The drugs - together with a sub-group of anti-inflammatories known as selective COX-2... read more

 
29 September 2016 in Health, Views: 44
Source: Daily Record
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