Monday May 16, 2022

Does Acetaminophen Increase Stroke Risk? - Frankly Speaking Ep 276

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Overview: The concerns over the use of NSAIDs have been well documented. The medications can raise blood pressure and have been linked to an increased risk of heart disease and stroke when used long term. These known risks, supported by the FDA’s warning in 2005, has prompted many clinicians to prescribe acetaminophen instead. But do acetaminophen products confer a lower risk of cardiovascular effects? Join us for this episode to review the results from recent trials assessing similar blood pressure effects from regular use of acetaminophen. 

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Guest: Robert A. Baldor MD, FAAFP
Music Credit: Richard Onorato

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