NSAIDs and CV risk

A meta-analysis published in January showed etoricoxib and diclofenac to carry the highest risk of MI of the NSAIDs currently on the market (rofecoxib, unsurprisingly, took the absolute top slot).  Ibuprofen was the riskiest for CVA, with diclofenac coming in second there.  (This was actually in the BMJ, but I missed it at the time, until the latest Synovium mentioned it.)


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