Common painkillers 'increase heart failure risk' - BBC News

Common painkillers 'increase heart failure risk' - BBC News

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Taking a common kind of painkiller is linked to an increased risk of heart failure, a study focusing on elderly people suggests.
30 Sep 2016 - General
As healthcare providers, we are aware of the potential adverse effects of these painkillers. Unfortunately, the public is not and its common practice for them to buy these over-the-counter medications and take then without seeking medical opinion. There is even a local commercial of a certain brand of paracetamol that encourages its use for headache. To make the situation worse, a locally well-known drugstore has adapted a new marketing strategy and they sell these pain relievers in bulk package...
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