Regular Use of Painkillers Can Cause Cardiac Problems

Regular Use of Painkillers Can Cause Cardiac Problems


London: Health experts and doctors have warned that regular or excessive use of some painkillers can cause heart strokes and could become the reason of heart attacks.


Millions of people around the world use painkillers to reduce or get rid of the pain, some are addicted to them subconsciously, but experts have now warned that people should stop using ibuprofen especially as it is bad for your heat.


Previously some other researches and studies have shown that some of the painkillers slow down the heartbeat and their excessive use can cause heart attacks and even paralysis.


Technically these drugs are called COX-2 inhibitors and they are used for treating pain and inflammation, however one of the British research says that ibuprofen are not that dangerous.


However, now a study has been performed in Germany, Holland and England for ten years, the effects of these painkillers have been studied on one million people for ten years. The Italian group told that 92 of the patients that used ibuprofen were hospitalised due to failure.


One thing has been proven in this study that if someone uses this drug for 14 consecutive days his chances of heart attack are increased by 19 percent.


Doctors have advised patients who use painkillers to remember that these 7 painkillers increase the chances of heart attacks.


These painkillers include naproxen, diclofenac, ibuprofen, indomethacin, ketorolac, nimesulide and pyro cscm, experts have warned that the least dangerous is naproxen with 16% higher chances of heart attacks and the most dangerous is ketorolac with 83% higher chances of heart attacks.

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