Is naproxen safe?
We learn that naproxen use has a 14% increased risk of coronary heart
disease compared with other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
The Lancet article's authors merely talk about naproxen's "lack of
protective effect". Aren't they being a little timid? Is 14% a low enough
figure to ignore, as everyone seems to be doing? At what point do we/our
patients start to panic and stockholders hastily review their portfolios:-
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