Do your arthritis drugs put you at risk of heart attack?

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ABC Nightlife interview on Wednesday 7th June 2017.

A recent study found that common anti-inflammatory drugs - including ibuprofen - could increase your chances of having a heart attack after just one week of use. Professor Greg Dusting from Melbourne University and Dr Ingrid Hopper from the Heart Centre at Alfred Hospital in Melbourne discuss the use non-steroidal anti inflammatories with Philip Clark.

http://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/nightlife/nsaids-and-heart-attacks/8600436

 

Period7 Jun 2017

Media contributions

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Media contributions

  • TitleDo your arthritis drugs put you at risk of heart attack?
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletABC NightLife
    Media typeRadio
    Duration/Length/Size15 minutes
    CountryAustralia
    Date7/06/17
    DescriptionA recent study found that common anti-inflammatory drugs - including ibuprofen - could increase your chances of having a heart attack after just one week of use. Professor Greg Dusting from Melbourne University and Dr Ingrid Hopper from the Heart Centre at Alfred Hospital in Melbourne discuss the use non-steroidal anti inflammatories with Philip Clark.
    Producer/AuthorSuzanne Hill
    URLwww.abc.net.au/radio/programs/nightlife/nsaids-and-heart-attacks/8600436
    PersonsIngrid Hopper

Keywords

  • NSAIDs, heart attack, arthritis