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Is naproxen safe for people recovering from a stroke?

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masso 15 Oct 2017


"Naproxen can increase your risk of fatal heart attack or stroke, especially if you use it long term or take high doses, or if you have heart disease. Even people without heart disease or risk factors could have a stroke or heart attack while taking this medicine."

"Ask a doctor or pharmacist if it is safe for you to use this medicine if you have:

heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, or if you smoke;
a history of heart attack, stroke, or blood clot;
a history of stomach ulcers or bleeding;
liver or kidney disease; or
fluid retention."

Talk to your Cardiologist before you do decide to take Naproxen.

Shelia57 15 Feb 2018

I would not take naproxen recovering from a stroke, this could be dangerous, call your doctor. free discount card

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