09 Apr NSAIDS Associated with Atrial Fibrillation
Posted at 12:25h in Author Interviews, BMJ, Erasmus, Heart Disease
MedicalResearch.com Interview with:
Bruno Stricker, MB PhD
Professor of Pharmaco-epidemiology
Professor of Pharmacoepidemiology
MedicalResearch.com: What are the main findings of the study?
Dr. Stricker: NSAIDs/painkillers may cause atrial fibrillation.
MedicalResearch.com: What should patients and provider take away from this study?
- Atrial fibrillation is the main risk factor of stroke.
- Patients with cardiovascular disease should be careful with NSAIDs