Analgesic is one of the common drugs found in most household medicine cabinets to relieve common headaches and toothaches.
But, in a recent study by Canadian scientists, use of analgesics increased the risk of heart attacks by 20-50% despite a one-week use, regardless of the dose.
Scientists warn, doctors to be cautious about prescribing painkillers to patients, especially those with a history of heart disease. Because painkillers not only increase the risk of heart attack, but also can cause unpredictable consequences if abused.
Source : vtv.vn