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Do nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs increase the risk of heart disease?

Dawn Marcus
Neurology
There have been reports of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) being linked to a slightly higher risk of heart disease events. While this information is preliminary, the small potential risk of NSAIDs must be weighed against their benefit in treating severe headache pain. This may be a more important issue if you already have serious heart disease.
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