FDA Stiffens Warning on NSAID Cardiovascular Risk | Medpage Today

FDA Stiffens Warning on NSAID Cardiovascular Risk | Medpage Today.

Thought I would add a link to the actual FDA alert.

via Safety Alerts for Human Medical Products > Non-aspirin Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs): Drug Safety Communication – FDA Strengthens Warning of Increased Chance of Heart Attack or Stroke.

NSAIDs can increase the risk of heart attack or stroke in patients with or without heart disease or risk factors for heart disease. A large number of studies support this finding, with varying estimates of how much the risk is increased, depending on the drugs and the doses studied.

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