Painkillers can cause heart attack.

You might be surprised with the latest findings which claim common painkillers of causing a heart attack. The findings suggest that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as Mortin, Advil, and Aleve increase the risk of a heart attack by 20 to 50 percent, compared with not using them, researchers found. This means the drugs causes 1% increased risk. Although the risk is small, from the viewpoint of public health, even small increases in risk of heart attack are important.
NSAIDs are widely used to treat pain and inflammation from long-term conditions, such as arthritis and other joint diseases. Many people also take them for short-term problems, such as menstrual cramps, fever from a cold or flu or an occasional backache or a headache, said lead researcher Michele Bally.
Bally suggests the reading of the label of NSAID medications and using the lowest possible effective dose. It is also advisable to consider alternative treatments.
Source WebMD

  1. December 29, 2017

    Even though the study is quite new and inconclusive, it’s informative, it’s good to be careful with painkillers and not take them too much, only in cases when you can’t stand the pain anymore. Some people use painkillers even for mild headaches, it’s a bad practice.

  2. December 31, 2017

    Commonly prescribed painkillers including ibuprofen increase the likelihood of having a heart attack within the first month of taking them if consumed in high amount. Even, i recently read in a magazine or e-article that the higher intake of pain killers also increases your chances of kidney failure at they directly impacts the normal functioning of the kidneys, therefore, it is always better to avoid whenever possible.

  3. January 11, 2018

    By experts opinion that taking even over-the-counter doses of common painkillers known as NSAIDs I mean nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs has been linked to an increased risk of heart attack in a new study. It has proof. There is a perception that naproxen has the lowest cardiovascular risk and it is among the NSAIDs, but it has no proof I mean it’s not true. By the way, the posting is really informative.

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