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Ibuprofen Claimed to Raise Cardiac Arrest Risk by a Third

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Researchers have discovered a link between ibuprofen use and heart attacks in a clinical study of 29,000 patients who had experienced cardiac arrest. This Danish clinical study also separately looked at whether patients had taken non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Risk of cardiac arrest jumped by a third if a person took ibuprofen in the 30-days prior to cardiac arrest. The risk doubled for a patient who ingested diclinofac. There was no increased risk for other NSAIDs. Read more at the National Health Service website.