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FDA strengthens warning that NSAIDs increase heart attack and stroke risk

June 25, 2019
  • By Gregory Curfman, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Former Editor-in-Chief, Harvard Health Publishing

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Gregory Curfman, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Former Editor-in-Chief, Harvard Health Publishing

Dr. Gregory Curfman is Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and former editor-in-chief of Harvard Health Publishing. He is also on the affiliated faculty of Harvard Law School. Before joining Harvard Health Publishing, Dr. … See Full Bio
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August 25, 2015

Elegant way to push naproxen( Aleve )
once it was subliminal publicity , now they use articles like this one. Where is the truth?!

Jim Fitzsimmons
August 12, 2015

I’ve got a stent in my right coronary artery and hvae been taking ranexa for angina as well as altace , toprol, and zocor for 10 yrs.
But now I have developed severe OA in my hands , wrists, neck,and back. I have used tylenol, ultram, and celebrex.
Celebrex works great, but sometimes gives me heart pressure or slight pain. I try to alternate on a day and off a day with it . Any ideas?

Jonathan fortin
August 3, 2015

I was just wondering. My dad has been prescribed add Ville for Joint pain. I need takes two pills daily what type of affects with this lead to in the long-term

July 26, 2015

Thank you very much for serving and information.
healthy and successful greeting always

July 16, 2015

What are long term (2 yrs.) affects of taking Acetiminafin /Hydrocodone HCL 5-325
1 and 1/2 pills / day?

August 21, 2015

Addiction to opiates is possible, liver damage, constipation (chronically), impaired mental state,etc.

Bill Bale
July 16, 2015

Is there a better anti- inflammatory or one that is equivalent to Celebrex?

August 7, 2015

If you live in one of the many states that now allow it, the Cannabidiol (CBD) Oil that is used for Epilepsy, Alzheimer’s and other brain and inflammation issues, works well for muscle and joint pain too. It is all natural, so the positive side effects may surprise you. And as always, do your research first!
There are many good studies available on the National Institute of Health database (PubMed)…

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