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by Marlene Mayman | Mar 28, 2014 | Pain, Pharmaceuticals

Here’s a great infographic on the dangers of taking aspirin or other NSAIDs. There are serious risks including:

  • miscarriage (80%!)
  • hearing loss
  • heart failure (60% increased risk)
  • gastrointestinal (GI) complications
  • allergic reactions, and
  • cardiovascular problems

Common types of NSAIDs are:

  • Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic acid)
  • Ibuprofen (USA brands include Advil, Motrin, Caldolor, EmuProfen … see a complete list of brand names)
  • Voltarin (Diclofenac)
  • Celebrex (Celecoxib)
  • Naproxen (Naprosyn)

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