Painkillers Could Raise Arthritis Patients’ BP

Painkillers Could Raise Arthritis Patients’ BP Widely used NSAID drugs may not be as safe as previously thought, researchers warn By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen may raise blood pressure in patients with arthritis, a new study suggests. “The current findings […]

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FDA Strengthens Warning on NSAIDs and Heart Risk

FDA Strengthens Warning on NSAIDs and Heart Risk July 10, 2015 — Popular painkillers like ibuprofen and naproxen have carried warnings for years about potential risks of heart attacks and strokes. This week, the FDA decided to strengthen those warnings on the medications, known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs. The warning includes both prescription […]

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