Thursday, July 07, 2005

Expert panel recommends Vioxx return to market, issues warning on ibuprofen

From Macleans:
Ibuprofen, one of the most common painkillers on the market, poses just as much risk of heart attacks and stroke as controversial drugs like Vioxx, says an expert panel named by Health Canada.

The finding in a report Thursday is likely to surprise many people who routinely use ibuprofen, which has been marketed since the 1950s and is available without a prescription. ...more

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