NSAIDS Associated with Atrial Fibrillation

 Bruno Stricker, MB PhD Professor of Pharmaco-epidemiology Professor of Pharmacoepidemiology Erasmus MCMedicalResearch.com Interview with:
Bruno Stricker, MB PhD
Professor of Pharmaco-epidemiology
Professor of Pharmacoepidemiology
Erasmus MC


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?

Dr. Stricker:

  1. Atrial fibrillation is the main risk factor of stroke.
  2. Patients with cardiovascular disease should be careful with NSAIDs

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