Study: Ibuprofen increases risk of heart attack by 31 percent

Study: Ibuprofen increases risk of heart attack by 31 percent


2 SHOT — ERIC — NEXT AT TEN… A POPULAR OVER THE COUNTER MEDICINE MIGHT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF A HEART ATTACK. — CHARLOTTE — THIS IS ACCORDING TO A NEW STUDY OUT OF EUROPE. BUT AS KEELY ARTHUR REPORTS… ONE LOCAL EXPERT SAYS SOME PEOPLE ARE FAR MORE AT RISK THAN OTHERS. PACKAGE P- IT’S PROBABLY YOUR GO TO REMEDY WHEN YOU HAVE A HEADACHE OR BACK ACHE BUT THE NEXT TIME YOU TAKE IBPROFEN YOU MIGHT WANT TO THINK TWICE. 1 SOT “I TAKE IT LIKE ONCE A DAY EVERY OTHER DAY.” 1 VO/MINI-DISC WITH A JOB HEAVY ON THE HEAVY LIFTING… 2 SOT “I USE MY SHOULDER.” 2 VO/MINI-DISC DAN MUSSEHL TURNS TO IBPROFREN TO GET HIM THROUGH HIS EIGHT HOUR SHIFT. 3 SOT “IF I DON’T WANT TO WORK WITH PAIN, YEAH.” 3 VO/MINI-DISC BUT A NEW STUDY PUBLISHED IN THE EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL REPORTS TAKING THE OVER THE COUNTER DRUG IS ASSOCIATED WITH A 31 PERCENT INCREASED RISK OF HEART ATTACK…BECAUSE IT CAN CAUSE A HIKE IN BLOOD PRESSURE AND CLOTS. 4 SOT “THIS IS ONE OF SEVERAL STUDIES THAT HAVE SHOWN SOME INCREASED HEART RISK ASSOCIATED WITH THESE MEDICINES THAT ARE NOT STEROIDS BUT ARE USED FOR PAIN.” 4 VO/MINI-DISC COMMONLY SOLD UNDER BRAND NAMES LIKE ADVIL OR MOTRIN…BUT DR.PATRICK McBRIDE THE ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF PREVENTATIVE CARDIOLOGY AT UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN HOSPITAL SAY IT’S OLDER PEOPLE OR INDIVIDUALS THAT HAVE HEART DISEASE OR ARE AT RISK OF IT THAT NEED TO LAY OFF THE MEDICINE. 5 SOT “FOR A YOUNGER PERSON TAKING THEM PERIDOICALLY LIKE FOR A KNEE INJURY OR FOR A HEADACHE, AS LONG AS PEOPLE TOOK THEM ONE OR TWO TIMES A MONTH IT WOULDN’T BE AS SERIOUS A RISK.” 5 VO/MINI-DISC SO HOW OFTEN CAN YOU TAKE IBPROFEN? FOLLOW THE GOLDEN RULE… AND CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR… SOT “OFTEN PEOPLE SELF PERSCRIBE AND I THINK THAT’S THE PROBLEM.” AT MILLER AND SONS IN VERONA KEELYARTHUR WISC NEWS 3. 2 SHOT — CHARLOTTE — IF YOU HAVE CHRONIC PAIN… DR. MCBRIDE SAYS TAKING UP PHYSICAL THERAPY CAN BE A GREAT ALTERNATIVE TO MEDICINE AND PROVIDE LONGTERM BENEFITS.

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