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NSAIDs following a heart attack greatly increase risk of a repeat heart attack, and death
Heart patients who used common pain relievers called NSAIDs even briefly are at much higher risk of having a repeat heart attack or of dying than those who stay away from the drugs, which include such widely used over-the-counter medications as ibuprofen and naproxen, a new study concludes.
By Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times / For the Booster Shots blog
May 10, 2011