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Ibuprofen and naproxen 'may worsen Covid-19' and raise the risk of death for hospitalised patients, study finds

Ibuprofen and other anti-inflammatory painkillers could make hospital patients with coronavirus more likely to die, according to a study. South Korean research looking at deaths and complications in Covid-19 patients suggested the common painkiller drugs raised the risk of death by 65 per cent. And the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may push up the risk of serious heart or kidney complications by 85 per cent, results showed. Read more...

 

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