Stay Alert for Heart Patients Getting an NSAID

You'll hear continued controversy over the safety of NSAIDs in patients with heart disease or risk factors.

All NSAIDs (ibuprofen, naproxen, etc) have a boxed warning about increased heart risks such as heart attack and stroke.

But celecoxib (Celebrex, etc) has been considered riskier for patients with heart problems...and naproxen is often thought of as safer.

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