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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Choose Aspirin for Pain Relief to Avoid Heart Risks: Top Cardiologist

Aspirin is the safer choice for the millions of people who take over-the-counter pain relievers like Advil or Aleve to deal with headaches or arthritis, a top cardiologist says.

“People who take these drugs to deal with the pain from inflammation need to realize that these medications are not safe for daily use,” Chauncey Crandall, M.D., tells Newsmax Health.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration last week issued a new warning regarding ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and naproxen (Aleve), saying that they increase the risk of heart attack and stroke.

The medications are a category of pain reliever called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDs.



Anonymous said...

With club soda.

Anonymous said...

Face it we are a society that are a bunch of druggies. Legal or not. Remember when ibuprofen was a prescription drug.

Anonymous said...

Yeah, take aspirin and make your stomach bleed. Good advice.