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Common painkiller tied to increased risk of heart problems

09 September, 2018 11:07 am 11:07 am

COPENHAGEN (Reuters ) – The commonly used painkiller diclofenac may be linked with an increased risk of heart problems, a large Danish study suggests. Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that’s often used to treat arthritis and other painful joint conditions. In many countries, it’s available without a prescription. Researchers found that the rate … Read More