FDA strengthens warning that NSAIDs increase heart attack and stroke risk

If you are taking an NSAID (Motrin, Advil, Aleve…) for joint pain you might want to consider a natural alternative, OmniFlex, after you read this article. Go to http://getomniflex.com/freetrial.php to order a free trial.

July 13, 2015

Gregory Curfman, MD

Gregory Curfman, MD, Editor in Chief, Harvard Health Publications

Back in 2005, the FDA warned that taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen and naproxen increased the risk of having a heart attack or stroke. Last week it took the unusual step of further strengthening this warning. This was done on the advice of an expert panel that reviewed new information about NSAIDs and their risks. Because NSAIDs are widely used, it’s important to be aware of downsides of taking an NSAID and to take steps to limit the risk.

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