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Ibuprofen Kills Thousands Each Year. Here are 10 Natural Alternatives

A recent Reuters’ article opened with the following stunning sentence:

“Long-term high-dose use of painkillers such as ibuprofen or diclofenac is ‘equally hazardous’ in terms of heart attack risk as use of the drug Vioxx, which was withdrawn due to its potential dangers, researchers said.”

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Medicine in the 21st Century

The medical establishment around the world is just a tool of the pharmaceutical cartel or Big Pharma. The last thing it represents is human health. 436 more words

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Arthritis 'wonder drug' left me seriously ill and fighting for justice

Barbara Petty still wanting answers – a decade after Vioxx has been removed from the market over link to increased risk of heart attack and stroke She was fit and healthy with everything to live for but a so-called arthritis wonder drug has left life is a daily struggle for one woman. 64 more words

ROFECOXIB

ROFECOXIB

MK-966, MK-0966, Vioxx

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C17-H14-O4-S

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Percent Composition: C 64.95%, H 4.49%, O 20.36%, S 10.20%

LitRef: Selective cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor. Prepn: Y. Ducharme et al., WO 9500501; eidem, US5474995 (both 1995 to Merck Frosst). 5,930 more words

NSAIDs and cardiovascular risk explained

”  showed that they posed a cardiovascular hazard, similar in magnitude to that resulting from being a smoker or a diabetic ”

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Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects