Health Tip: Should You Take NSAIDs?
(HealthDay News) -- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
(NSAIDs) are popular pain relievers, usually sold over the counter.
But they may not be safe for everyone.
The American Academy of Family Physicians says you should speak
with your doctor before you take an NSAID if you meet any of these
- Having a known allergy to any pain relievers, such as
- Drinking at least three alcoholic beverages per day.
- Having stomach ulcers or bleeding in the intestines or
- Having heart, kidney or liver disease.
- Having a condition that requires a blood-thinning
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