Ibuprofen linked to increased risk of heart attacks

Source: NHS Choices

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Date of publication: May 2017

Publication type:  News item

In a nutshell: Researchers looked at data from 446,763 people and found some evidence that all commonly-used non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) appear to increase the risk of heart attack, and that the risk rises in the first week of use. The study found the risk was highest with higher doses.

Length of publication: 1 webpage

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Acknowledgement:  NHS Choices                

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