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Heart attack risk not increased with short term analgesic use

NSAIDs have not been shown to confer a higher chance of users suffering from a heart attack due to a study conducted on 3 common types of analgesics. Only one type was found to slightly raise a subjects' chance of having a cardiovascular accident, with the other two providing the user with different effects.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by NBC News

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About: Heart attack risk not increased with short term analgesic use

Date: 28 November 2005

Source: NBC News

URL: http://www.ksdk.com/news/healthbeat_article.aspx?storyid=88415

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This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

  • Risk and heart attack
  • Risk and cardiovascular accident
  • Risk and myocardial infarction
  • Risk and fatal heart attack
  • Risk and NSAIDs
  • Risk and analgesics
  • Risk and NSAID use
  • Risk and analgesic use
  • Risk and non-steroidals
  • Risk and non-steroidal drugs
  • Risk and non-steroidal use
  • Risk and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory
  • Medication
  • Medication and NSAIDs
  • Medication and non-steroidals
  • Medication and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory
  • Medication and analgesics
  • Side effects
  • Side effects and NSAIDs
  • Side effects and non-steroidal
  • Side effects and analgesics
  • Side effects and heart attack
  • Side effects and cardiovascular accident
  • Side effects and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory
  • Side effects and non-steroidal drugs
  • Side effects and fatal heart attack

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