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Painkillers found to increase the risk of heart attacks
 

Painkillers found to increase the risk of heart attacks

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A recent study suggests the link between common painkillers and heart attacks. The data was analysed to discover the outcome, which may change how painkillers were once prescribed.
 
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14 Jun 2017 - General
 
Thailand. In individuals in whom NSAID therapy is considered and in whom gastrointestinal risk is considered low, it may be reasonable to recommend or prescribe drug ( ibuprofen or naproxen). If gastrointestinal risk is higher, many physicians co-prescribe a proton pump inhibitor. In addition, if gastrointestinal risk is higher but not cardiovascular risk, and a COX-2 inhibitor is chosen, some physicians recommend co-administration of a low-dose aspirin to provide cardioprotection. Finally, if h...
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